Asian/Pacific American Award

he award promotes Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and is awarded based on literary and artistic merit. The award offers three youth categories including Picture Book, Children’s Literature and Youth Literature.  The award is administered by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), an affiliate of the American Library Association.

For more information see: the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association

2023  Award Winners

Maizy Chen's Last Chance
Lisa Yee

| 2023 Children's Award

Himawari House

Harmony Becker

| 2023 Youth Award

Past Award Winners

Amina’s Song

Hena Khan

| 2022 Children's Award


Andrea WangJason Chin |  2022 Picture Book Award

When You Trap a Tiger

Tae Keller

| 2021 Children's Award

Paper Son

Julie LeungChris Sasaki |  2021 Picture Book Award

Kids & Teens