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Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature

Purpose of this award is to honor and recognize individual work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage, based on literary and artistic merit. The awards are announced each January during the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting.

Adult Fiction

Brothers by Da Chen

Color of the Sea by John Hamamura

Picture Book

The Legend of Hong Kil Dong : the Robin Hood of Korea by Anne Sibley O'Brien

Brothers by Yin ; illustrated by Chris Soentpiet

Youth Literature

Nothing But the Truth by Justina Chen Headley

Year of the Dog by Grace Lin