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.

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Watercress 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 Cover Image
$17.99
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) Cover Image
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062987983
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Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

2022 Children's Literature Honor


Last Night at the Telegraph Club 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 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 Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524771874
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 24th, 2019

2021 Picture Book Winner


Danbi Leads the School Parade 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: (Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524715700
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

2021 Children's Literature Winner


Prairie Lotus 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 Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250192387
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Published: Tor Teen - January 7th, 2020

2021 Youth Literature Winner


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

2021 Youth Literature Honor