Pho Love Story, A
High school seniors Bao Nguyen and Linh Mai have always avoided each other because of a feud between their parents who own competing pho restaurants. When their lives cross, they bond over their shared experiences of having immigrant parents and their fears of the future and of disappointing their loved ones. When romance blossoms, their parents are forced to explain the background of the feud and the secrets of their immigrant pasts. This honest novel deals with issues teens face including fears for the future, cultural history, family loyalty, identity, relationships, and the immigrant experience, and is suitable for literary studies and small literature circles.