Hmong and Hmong American

Hmong and Hmong American

Picture Books

  • *McHugh, Maggie Lee. Ka’s Garden/Kab Lub Va. La Crosse, WI: Universal Human Publishing, 2010.
  • *Murphy, Nora. A Hmong Gamily. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 1997.
  • Shea, Pegi Deitz. The Whispering Cloth: A Refugee Story. Illustrated by Anita Riggio and You Yang. Honesdale, PA: Boyd’s Mill Press, 1995.

Children’s Chapter Books

  • *Hoena, B.A. Kickoff Blitz. Mankato, MN: Stone Arch Books, 2010.
  • *Moore, David. Dark Sky, Dark Land: Stories of the Hmong Boy Scouts of Troop 100. Eden Prairie, MN: Tessera Publishing, 1989.
  • Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk. Lana’s Lakota Moons. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.

Young Adult Books

  • Brown, Jackie. Little Cricket. New York: Hyperion Books, 2004.
  • Renpel, Leah. Hey, Hmong Girl, Whassup? The Journal of Choua Vang. St. Paul, MN: Hamline University Press, 2004.
  • Shea, Pegi Deitz. Tangled Threads: A Hmong Story. New York: Clarion Books, 2003.

Folktales

  • Coburn, Jewell Reinhart and Tzexa Cherta Lee. Jouanah: A Hmong Cinderella. Illustrated by Anne Sibley O’Brien. Walnut Creek, CA: Shen’s Books, 1996. (picture book)
  • Giacchino-Baker, Rosalie. Stories from Laos: Folktales and Cultures of the Lao, Hmong, Khammu, and Lu-Mein. Walnut Creek, CA: Shen’s Books, 1996. (children’s chapter book)
  • Matthews, Peggy B. Farmer Boy. Illustrated by Kayee Chau. Translated by Va Vang. Los Angeles: Pacific Asia Press, 1994. (picture book)
  • Xiong, Blia and Cathy Spagnoli. Nine-In-One Grr! Grr! A Folktale from the Hmong People in Laos. Illustrated by Nancy Hom. San Francisco, Children’s Book Press, 1989. (picture book)

Nonfiction

  • Cha, Dia. Dia’s Story Cloth: Hmong People’s Journey to Freedom. Illustrated by Chue and Nhia Thao Cha. New York: Lee & Low Books, 1996. (picture book)
  • Moore, David. Dark Sky, Dark Land: Stories of the Hmong Boy Scouts of Troop 100. St. Paul, MN: St. John’s Press, 1998. (young adult)
  • Moua, Mai Neng. Bamboo Among the Oaks: Contemporary Writing by Hmong Americans. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2002. (young adult)
  • *Shong. The Beginning of the World: How We Got the Sun and the Moon. Eau Claire, WI: Eyestar Publishing Company Literacy Leaders, 2010. (picture book)
  • *Shong. The Monkeys and the Grasshoppers. Eau Claire, WI: Eyestar Publishing Company Literacy Leaders, 2010. (picture book)
  • *Shong. The Woman and the Tiger. Eau Claire, WI: Eyestar Publishing Company Literacy Leaders, 2010. (picture book)
  • *Shong. Yao and the Orphan. Eau Claire, WI: Eyestar Publishing Company Literacy Leaders, 2010. (picture book)
  • *Vang, Keng. The Woodcutter, his wife, and the Rooster. Eau Claire, WI: Eyestar Publishing Company Literacy Leaders, 2010. (picture book)
  • Yang, Kao Kalia. The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 2008. (young adult)

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