Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature 2013–2017

The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), is an affiliate of the American Library Association. The awards promote Asian/Pacific American culture and heritage and are awarded to titles based on their literary and artistic merit.

Barbed Wire Baseball

by Marissa Moss / Yuko Shimizu

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Blackbird Fly

by Erin Entrada Kelly


Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

by Chieri Uegaki / Qin Leng



by Ryan Inzana

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Ink and Ashes

by Valynne E. Maetani

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Juna’s Jar

by Jane Bahk / Felicia Hoshino



by Hyewon Yum

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Red Kite, Blue Kite

by Ji-li Jiang / Greg Ruth


The Shadow Hero

by Gene Luen Yang / Sonny Liew

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The Thing About Luck

by Cynthia Kadohata / Julia Kuo



by Marina Budhos


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