Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature

The goal of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature is to honor and recognize individual work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage, based on literary and artistic merit.

The Truth About Dragons: (Caldecott Honor Book) By Julie Leung, Hanna Cha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Hanna Cha (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250820587
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 15th, 2023

2024 Picture Book Winner


Finding Papa By Angela Pham Krans, Thi Bui (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Pham Krans, Thi Bui (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063060968
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Published: HarperCollins - February 7th, 2023

2024 Picture Book Honor


Parachute Kids: A Graphic Novel By Betty C. Tang, Betty C. Tang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Betty C. Tang, Betty C. Tang (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338832686
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Published: Graphix - April 4th, 2023

2024 Children's Literature Honor


From the Tops of the Trees By Kao Kalia Yang, Rachel Wada (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Rachel Wada (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541581302
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 5th, 2021

2023 Picture Book Winner


Nana, Nenek & Nina By Liza Ferneyhough, Liza Ferneyhough (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593353943
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Published: Dial Books - August 9th, 2022

2023 Picture Book Honor


Maizy Chen's Last Chance: (Newbery Honor Award Winner) By Lisa Yee Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984830258
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

2023 Middle Grade Winner


Troublemaker By John Cho Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780759554474
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 22nd, 2022

2023 Middle Grade Honor


Himawari House By Harmony Becker Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250235572
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Published: First Second - November 9th, 2021

2023 Young Adult Winner


The Silence that Binds Us By Joanna Ho Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063059344
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Published: HarperTeen - June 14th, 2022

2023 Young Adult Honor


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Watercress By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446247
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

2022 Picture Book Winner


A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi By James Yang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203446
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 15th, 2021

2022 Picture Book Honor


Amina's Song (Amina's Voice) By Hena Khan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534459885
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - March 9th, 2021

2022 Children's Literature Winner


Finding Junie Kim By Ellen Oh Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062987983
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Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

2022 Children's Literature Honor


Last Night at the Telegraph Club By Malinda Lo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525555254
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

2022 Young Adult Winner


We Are Not Free: A Printz Honor Winner By Traci Chee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358131434
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Published: Clarion Books - September 1st, 2020

2022 Young Adult Honor


Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524771874
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 24th, 2019

2021 Picture Book Winner


Danbi Leads the School Parade By Anna Kim, Anna Kim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anna Kim, Anna Kim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451478894
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

2021 Picture Book Honor


When You Trap a Tiger: (Newbery Medal Winner) By Tae Keller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524715700
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

2021 Children's Literature Winner


Prairie Lotus By Linda Sue Park Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328781505
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Published: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020

2021 Children's Literature Winner


This Light Between Us: A Novel of World War II By Andrew Fukuda Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781250192387
Published: Tor Teen - January 7th, 2020

2021 Youth Literature Winner


Displacement By Kiku Hughes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250193537
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Published: First Second - August 18th, 2020

2021 Youth Literature Honor