Vietnam War Fiction (Teen)

Boyd, Candy Dawson.  Charlie Pippin.  J FIC Boyd
Spunky eleven-year-old Charlie hopes to understand her rigid father by finding out everything she can about the Vietnam War, the war that let him survive but killed his dreams.

Burg, Ann E.  All the Broken Pieces.  Y FIC Burg
Two years after being airlifted out of Vietnam in 1975, Matt Pin is haunted by the terrible secret he left behind and, now, in a loving adoptive home in the United States, a series of profound events forces him to confront his past.

Couloumbis, Audrey.   Summer’s End.  Y FIC Couloumbis
Three teenaged cousins worry about their uncle who is missing in Vietnam, their brothers–the one who was drafted and the two who are dodging the draft, and the effects of their absence on the four generations gathered at the family farm in the summer of 1965.

Crist-Evans,  Craig.   Amaryllis.  Y Fic Crist-Evans
Jimmy and his older brother Frank share a love of surfing and their problems with a drunken father, until Frank turns eighteen and goes to Vietnam.

Lynch, Chris.  I Pledge Allegiance.  Y FIC Lynch (SERIES)
Four best friends serving in the Vietnam War make a pledge to one another that they will do all they can to return home safely together. SEQUELS: Sharpshooter (2012) & Free-Fire Zone (2012).

Mason, Bobbie Ann.  In Country.  (Adult Section) Fic Mason // PB M
Sam’s quest to find out about her father’s death in the war leads her to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial where she is able to touch his name.

Nelson, Theresa.  And One For All.  Y FIC Nelson
Geraldine’s close relationship with her older brother Wing and his friend Sam changes when Wing joins the Marines and Sam leaves for Washington to join a peace march

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