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YA & Children's Book Awards: Asian Pacific American Awards for Literature

The 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 Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) was founded in 1980 by librarians of diverse Asian/Pacific ancestries committed to working together toward a common goal: to create an organization that would address the needs of Asian/Pacific American librarians and those who serve Asian/Pacific American communities.

- Awards Page at APALA

Current APAAL Winner for Children’s Literature

Current APAAL Winner for Young Adult Literature

Current APAAL Winner for Picture Books

Current APAAL Honor Book for Picture Books

Children's Literature Honor Book

Honor Picture Book

Young Adult Literature Honor Book

Previous APAAL Winners