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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.

Picture Book

Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth by Joan Schoettler ; illustrated by Jessica Lanan

A Path of Stars by Sibley O'Brien

Children's Literature

Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan by Hildi Kang

Shark King by Kikuo Johnson

Young Adult Literature

Tina's Mouth : an Existential Comic Diary by Keshni Kashyap

Ichiro by Ryan Inzana

Adult Fiction

The Collective by Don Lee

Drifting House by Krys Lee

Adult Non-Fiction

Third Asiatic Invasion : Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1989-1946 by Rick Baldoz

Forbidden Citizens by Martin B. Gold