Congratulations to the winners of the Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature!

Friday, April 1, 2011
Picture Book Winner:


Yasmin’s Hammer written by Ann Malaspina and illustrated by Doug Ghayka (Lee and Low, 2010)

Picture Book Honor:


Fly Free! written by Roseanne Thong and illustrated by Eujin Kim Neilan (Boyds Mills Press, 2010)

Children’s Literature Winner:


Heart of a Samurai written by Margi Preus (Amulet Books, 2010)

Children’s Literature Honor:


Bamboo People written by Mitali Perkins (Charlesbridge, 2010)

Young Adult Literature Winner:


Shooting Kabul written by N. H. Senzai (Simon and Schuster, 2010)

Young Adult Literature Honor:



A Boy of Heart Mountain written by Barbara Bazaldua and illustrated by Willie Ito (Yabitoon Books, 2010)

The Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature honor and recognize the literary and artistic merit of work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage. Click here to see the winners in the adult fiction and adult nonfiction categories. Congratulations to all! =D