Escape from Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Chronicles the experiences of an orphaned Amerasian boy from his birth and early childhood in Saigon through his departure from Vietnam in the 1975 Operation Babylift and his subsequent life as the adopted son of an American family in Ohio.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Orphaned; Interracial; adopted child; orphan children; adoptive family; intercountry adoption; interracial adoption
Vietnamese / White
Society of Midland Authors Book Award, 2005, Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children, 2005,
Vietnamese Americans; Vietnam War; refugees; children
Warren, Andrea, "Escape from Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy" (2008). DIVerse Families. 579.