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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

Deceit and Other Possibilities by Vanessa Hua

The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies

Adult Non-Fiction

Picture Bride : Stories by Barbara Kawakami

Changing Season : a Father, a Daughter, a Family Farm by Mas and Nikko Masumoto

Young Adult

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Watched by Marina Budhos


The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly

Momotaro Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters by Margaret Dilloway

Picture Book

Puddle by Hyewon Yum

No Honor Book