Many of our communities have residents whose families originally came from Vietnam. For a craft project, make a craft celebrating elephants, such as this mask: www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mplate-elephant.htm or this puppet: www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mbagelephant.htm .
Brereton, Libby. Raven and the Star Fruit Tree: a Tale from Vietnam. In this folktale, a raven helps a poor boy.
Cleveland, Rob. How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale from Vietnam. In this fable, a little man tricks a tiger into being tied to a tree, promising the tiger wisdom.
Lee, Jeanne M. Toad Is the Uncle of Heaven: a Vietnamese Folk Tale. Toad leads a group of animals to ask the King to send rain.
Speyer, Erik. The Adventures of Kubi. A little white dog leaves the farm in Vietnam to explore a nearby city.
Thong, Roseanne. Fly Free! Mai feeds the birds at the Buddhist temple, and her kindness starts a series of good deeds.
Tran, Truong, Going Home, Coming Home. A little girl visits her grandmother in Vietnam to learn about where her parents were born.
Trottier, Maxine. The Walking Stick. A boy carries a stick he found outside the Buddhist temple as he walks across Vietnam to safety.