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Thanhha Lai

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Thanhha Lai is a American writer who was born in Vietnam. She won the 2011 National Book Award for Young People's Literature[1] and a Newbery Medal[2] for her first novel, Inside Out & Back Again, published by HarperCollins.


  1. "National Book Awards – 2011". National Book Foundation (NBF). Retrieved 2012-04-16. (With acceptance speech by Lai; interview, reading, and other material replicated for all five Young People's Literature authors and books.)
  2. "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). American Library Association (ALA) "The John Newbery Medal". ALSC. ALA. Retrieved 2012-04-16.