Angel Child, Dragon Child by Michele Maria Surat, illustrated by Vo-Dinh Mai [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]
Young Ut recently arrived in the U.S. from Vietnam with her siblings and father, but the family still waits for their mother. Ut’s new life is difficult, as other students tease her about her different appearance. Thrown together by the school principal, Ut develops a new friendship with a once cruel boy.