The Little Weaver of Thai-Yen Village by Khanh Tuyet Tran, illustrated by Nancy Hom [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]
Hien’s village is destroyed during the Vietnam War, killing her mother and grandmother. Hien is seriously injured and must go to the U.S. for an operation; after, she begins to live with an American family. She starts to weave again, as she did with her grandmother, creating blankets to send back to refugees in Vietnam.
A bilingual book, written in both English and Vietnamese.