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I'm Not Vietnamese (Con Không Phải Người Việt Nam): A Story About Identity, Language Learning, and Building Confidence Through

Yeonsil Yoo

Meet Amy, a 7-year-old Vietnamese Canadian girl with a unique story. Born and raised in Canada, Amy doesn't see herself as Vietnamese. But her parents think differently. They believe it's important for her to learn Vietnamese because of her heritage. This leaves Amy wondering, what does it really mean to be Vietnamese, or Canadian, or both?


"I'm Not Vietnamese" is a fun, witty bilingual children's book inspired by a real story. It's crafted to gently nudge young readers towards understanding that identity isn't about choosing one over another. Being part of multiple cultures is not just okay; it's a beautiful thing.

This book is an excellent tool for early readers and those beginning to learn Vietnamese. Enjoy short, easy reading while picking up new vocabulary in both English and Vietnamese. The side-by-side bilingual format makes learning engaging and accessible.


⭐️ Key Highlights:

  • Bilingual Fun: Experience the joy of reading with English and Vietnamese text side by side.
  • Beginner-Friendly: Perfect for early readers and new learners of the Vietnamese language.
  • A Meaningful Message: Delve into themes of identity, language learning, and perseverance.
  • A Perfect Gift: Ideal for inquisitive boys and girls aged 5-8, especially those exploring their identity in a diverse society.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Upfly Books
  • Publish Date: Jan 19th, 2024
  • Pages: 64
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.17in - 0.28lb
  • EAN: 9781998277148
  • Recommended age: 05-08
  • Categories: Asian American & Pacific IslanderLegends, Myths, Fables - Asian
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