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Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature 2010

26 February 2010
Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature 2010
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The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) announces the following titles as winner and honor books in the 2010 Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature. The awards promote Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage, based on literary and artistic merit. The books were chosen from titles by or about Asian Pacific Americans published in 2009.

Adult Fiction Winner
Ford, Jamie. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. New York: Ballantine Books, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Adult Fiction
See, Lisa. Shanghai Girls. New York: Random House, 2009.

Adult Non-Fiction Winner
Tsui, Bonnie. American Chinatown: A People's History of Five Neighborhoods. New York: Free Press (Simon & Schuster), 2009.

Honorable Mention for Adult Non-Fiction
Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo. Japanese American Resettlement: Through the Lens, Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2009.

Picture Book Winner
Gilmore, Dorina K. Lazo. Cora Cooks Pancit. Illustrated by Kristi Valiant. Walnut Creek, CA: Shen's Books, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Picture Book
Iyengar Malathi Michelle. Tan to Tamarind. Illustrated by Jamel Akib. San Francisco: Children's Book Press, 2009.

Youth Literature Winner
Woo, Sung. Everything Asian. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Text in Youth Literature
Russell, Ching Yeung. Tofu Quilt. New York: Lee & Low, 2009.

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