Recent Asian/Pacific American Awards Picture Book Winners and Honor Titles

Book List , Kids

Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong

Title: Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong
By: Leung, Julie
Published: 2020

2021 Picture Book Winner
Illustrator: Chris Sasaki
Please note that the suggested ages are from either the publisher or each item's library catalog record.
Ages 5 to 8


Danbi Leads the School Parade

Title: Danbi Leads the School Parade
By: Kim, Anna
Published: 2020

2021 Picture Book Honor
Illustrator: Anna Kim
Ages 3 and up


Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

Title: Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom
By: Roberson, Teresa
Published: 2019

2020 Picture Book Winner
Illustrator: Rebecca Huang
Ages 5 and up


Bilal Cooks Daal

Title: Bilal Cooks Daal
By: Saeed, Aisha
Published: 2019

2020 Picture Book Honor
Illustrator: Anoosha Syed
Ages 4 to 8


Drawn Together

Title: Drawn Together
By: Lê, Minh
Published: 2018

2019 Picture Book Winner
Illustrator: Dan Santat
Ages 3 to 5


Grandmother's Visit

Title: Grandmother's Visit
By: Quan, Betty
Published: 2018

2019 Picture Book Honor
Illustrator: Carmen Mok
Ages 4 to 7


A Different Pond

Title: A Different Pond
By: Phi, Bao
Published: 2017

2018 Picture Book Winner
Illustrator: Thi Bui
Ages 5 to 8


The Nian Monster

Title: The Nian Monster
By: Wang, Andrea
Published: 2016

2018 Picture Book Honor
Illustrator: Alina Chau
Ages 4 to 8


Puddle

Title: Puddle
By: Yum, Hyewon
Published: 2016

2017 Picture Book Winner
Illustrator: Hyewon Yum
Ages 4 to 7


Juna's Jar

Title: Juna's Jar
By: Bahk, Jane
Published: 2015

2016 Picture Book Winner
Illustrator: Jane Bahk
Ages 4 to 8


Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music

Title: Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music
By: Engle, Margarita
Published: 2015

2016 Picture Book Honor
Illustrator: Rafael López
Ages 4 to 7


Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

Title: Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin
By: Uegaki, Chieri
Published: 2014

2015 Picture Book Winner
Illustrator: Qin Leng


Father's Chinese Opera

Title: Father's Chinese Opera
By: Lo, Rich
Published: 2014

2015 Picture Book Honor
Illustrator: Rich Lo
Ages 3 to 6


Red Kite, Blue Kite

Title: Red Kite, Blue Kite
By: Jiang, Ji-Li
Published: 2013

2014 Picture Book Winner
Illustrator: Ji-li Jiang
Ages 5 to 8


Barbed Wire Baseball

Title: Barbed Wire Baseball
By: Moss, Marissa
Published: 2013

2014 Picture Book Honor
Illustrator: Yuko Shimizu


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