The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai is a stunning read. The Audible recording is also particularly well done.
The haunting but hopeful story of a family trying to hold onto their home and homeland while blown apart by the Viet Nam war, the Communist disruption in the North, and the later Reeducation camps. A
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen follows the protagonist from Viet Nam to the US back to Viet Nam. It is a harrowing description of attempts at "reeducation" of South Vietnamese after the war. A Pulitzer Prize winner and I couldn't agree more! A
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien is a beloved book you probably read many years ago, but it is a great read for high schoolers if they have not done it in school.