Book AwardsAsian/Pacific American Award for Literature

Works (100)

Life of Pi by Yann MartelAdult Fiction, 2003
A Step From Heaven by An NaChildren and Young Adult Author Award, 2003
Apple Pie Fourth of July by Janet S. WongChildren's Illustrator Award, 2003
Beacon Hill Boys by Ken MochizukiHonors, Children and Young Adult Author, 2003
Born Confused by Tanuja Desai HidierHonors, Children and Young Adult Author, 2003
A Single Shard by Linda Sue ParkHonors, Children and Young Adult Author, 2003
Coolies by YinHonors, Children's Illustrator, 2003
Tanuki's Gift by Tim J. MyersHonors, Children's Illustrator, 2003
Aloft by Chang-Rae LeeAdult Literature, 2006
Kira-Kira by Cynthia KadohataYouth Literature, 2006
The Firekeeper's Son by Linda Sue ParkPicture Book, 2006
Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy TanHonorable Mention, Adult Literature, 2006
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa SeeHonorable Mention, Adult Literature, 2006
Project Mulberry by Linda Sue ParkHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2006
Shanghai Messenger by Andrea ChengHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2006
Bread Song by Frederick LippHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2006
Sixteen Years In Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story by Paula YooHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2006
Brothers by Da ChenAdult Fiction, 2007
Nothing But the Truth (and a Few White Lies) by Justina Chen HeadleyYouth Literature, 2007
The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea by Anne Sibley O'BrienPicture Book, 2007
Color of the Sea by John HamamuraHonorable Mention, Adult Fiction, 2007
The Year of the Dog by Grace LinHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2007
Brothers by YinHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2007
Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans by Jean PfaelzerAdult Non-Fiction, 2008
Hiroshima Dreams by Kelly EastonYouth Literature, 2008
Surfer of the Century: The Life of Duke Kahanamoku by Ellie CrowePicture Book, 2008
Bento Box in the Heartland: My Japanese Girlhood in Whitebread America by Linda FuriyaHonorable Mention, Adult Non-Fiction, 2008
Keeping Corner by Kashmira ShethHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2008
Hiromi's Hands by Lynne BaraschHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2008
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa LahiriAdult Fiction, 2009
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food by Jennifer LeeAdult Non-Fiction, 2009
Roots and Wings by Many LyYouth Literature, 2009
Wabi Sabi by Mark ReibsteinPicture Book, 2009
Steer Toward Rock by Fae Myenne NgHonorable Mention, Adult Fiction, 2009
The Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars by Andrew X. PhamHonorable Mention, Adult Non-Fiction, 2009
The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang Honorable Mention, Adult Non-Fiction, 2009
1001 Cranes by Naomi HiraharaHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2009
Good Enough by Paula YooHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2009
Monsoon Afternoon by Kashmira ShethHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2009
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie FordAdult Fiction, 2010
American Chinatown: A People's History of Five Neighborhoods by Bonnie TsuiAdult Non-Fiction, 2010
Everything Asian: A Novel by Sung J. WooYouth Literature, 2010
Cora Cooks Pancit by Dorina K. Lazo GilmorePicture Book, 2010
Shanghai Girls by Lisa SeeHonorable Mention, Adult Fiction, 2010
Japanese American resettlement through the lens : Hikaru Carl Iwasaki and the WRA's Photographic Section, 1943-1945 by Lane Ryo HirabayashiHonorable Mention, Adult Non-Fiction, 2010
Tofu Quilt by Ching Yeung RussellHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2010
Tan to Tamarind: Poems About the Color Brown by Malathi Michelle IyengarHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2010
I Hotel by Karen Tei YamashitaAdult Fiction, 2011
Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America by Erika LeeAdult Non-Fiction, 2011
Shooting Kabul by N. H. SenzaiYoung Adult, 2011
Heart of a Samurai by Margi PreusChildren's, 2011
Yasmin's Hammer by Ann MalaspinaPicture Book, 2011
The Submission by Amy WaldmanAdult Fiction, 2012
The Woman Who Could Not Forget: Iris Chang Before and Beyond the Rape of Nanking- A Memoir by Ying-Ying ChangAdult Non-Fiction, 2012
Orchards by Holly ThompsonYoung Adult, 2012
The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan Long ShangChildren's, 2012
The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China by Ed YoungPicture Book, 2012
The Collective: A Novel by Don LeeAdult Fiction, 2013
The third Asiatic invasion : empire and migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946 by Rick BaldozAdult Non-Fiction, 2013
Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary by Keshni KashyapYoung Adult Literature, 2013
Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan by Hildi KangChildren's, 2013
Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth by Joan SchoettlerPicture Book, 2013
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth OzekiAdult Fiction, 2014
Citizens of Asian America: Democracy and Race during the Cold War (Nations of Newcomers: Immigrant History As American History) by Cindy I-Fen ChengAdult Non-Fiction, 2014
Jet Black and the Ninja Wind by Leza LowitzYoung Adult, 2014
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia KadohataChildren's, 2014
Red Kite, Blue Kite by Ji-li JiangPicture Book, 2014
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Adult Fiction, 2015
Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA (Food in Asia and the Pacific) by Robert Ji-Song KuAdult Non-Fiction, 2015
Tiger Girl (Gemma) by May-lee ChaiYoung Adult, 2015
Gaijin: American Prisoner of War by Matt FaulknerChildren's, 2015
Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin by Chieri UegakiPicture Book, 2015
Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn HiltonChildren's, 2016
Juna's Jar by Jane BahkPicture Book, 2016
The Making of Asian America: A History by Erika LeeAdult Non-Fiction, 2016
P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny HanYoung Adult, 2016
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen 2016
Deceit and Other Possibilities by Vanessa HuaAdult Fiction, 2017
The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada KellyChildren's, 2017
Outrun the moon by Stacey LeeYoung Adult, 2017
Picture Bride Stories by Barbara F. KawakamiAdult Non-Fiction, 2017
Puddle by Hyewon YumPicture Book, 2017
Asianfail : narratives of disenchantment and the model minority by Eleanor TyAdult Non-Fiction, 2018
A Different Pond by Bao PhiPicture Book, 2018
It's Not Like It's a Secret by Misa SugiuraYoung Adult, 2018
The Leavers by Lisa KoAdult Fiction, 2018
Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh by Uma KrishnaswamiChildren's, 2018
Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib KhorramYoung Adult, 2019
Drawn Together by Minh LêPicture Book, 2019
The End of Peril, The End of Enmity, The End of Strife, A Haven by Thirii Myo Kyaw MyintAdult Fiction, 2019
Front Desk by Kelly YangChildren's, 2019
Not Quite Not White: Losing and Finding Race in America by Sharmila SenAdult Non-Fiction, 2019
Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom by Teresa RobesonPicture Book, 2020
Stargazing by Jen WangChildren's, 2020
They Called Us Enemy by George TakeiYoung Adult, 2020
Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist by Julie LeungPicture Book, 2021
This Light Between Us by Andrew FukudaYoung Adult, 2021
When You Trap a Tiger by Tae KellerChildren's, 2021
Amina's Song by Hena KhanChildren's, 2022
Watercress by Andrea WangPicture Book, 2022