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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 Non-Fiction

Driven Out : the Forgetten War Against Chinese Americans by Jean Pfaelzer

Bento Box in the Heartland : My Japanese Girlhood in Whitebread America by Linda Furiya

Picture Book

Surfer of the Century by Elli Crowe ; illustrated by Richard Waldrep

Hiromi's Hands by Lynne Barasch

Youth Literature

Hiroshima Dreams by Kelly Easton

Keeping Corner by Kashmira Sheth