About Author Thanhha Lai
I wrote Inside Out & Back Again, published in 2011. My second novel Listen, Slowly, was published February 17, 2015. Butterfly Yellow, my third book, is available in Fall 2019. I was born in Saigon, Vietnam, immigrated to Montgomery, Alabama after the war in 1975 and currently live north of New York City.
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It is an honor and surprise to become #1 New York Times of Inside Out & Back Again and win various awards, including National Book Award and a Newbery Honor. It is wonderful to hear that readers enjoy my work and I appreciate every one!