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2013 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature Winners!

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2013 Best Asian Pacific American Books for Kids! Thank you to Paper Tigers for this information! The Asian Pacific American Libraries Association has announced their 2013 literature award winners.   Best Asian Pacific American Picture Book Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth by Joan Schoettler and illustrated by Jessica Lanan Asian Pacific American Honor Picture Book A Path of Stars by …

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2012 APALA Asian/Pacific American Awards for Adult, YA and Children’s Literature

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The Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature honor and recognize individual works about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage with exceptional literary and artistic merit. The awards are given in five categories, including Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Children’s Literature, Young Adult Literature and Picture Book. The Submission by Amy Waldman won the Adult Fiction award. Amy Waldman imagines the …

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AAPI Children’s and Young Adult Lit Winners and Honorees for 2012 Newbery, APALA, Sibert and More!

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I wanted to add my congratulations to these authors, illustrators, and publishers. This post is from PaperTigers.org, a wonderful website and blog for librarians, teachers, publishers, and all those interested in young readersÁ books from and about the Pacific Rim and South Asia. These are the winners from the APALA (Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association). Winners …

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Asian American Writers’ Workshop Winners, Scholarships for Adopted Korean Kids

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From Marie Myung-Ok Lee, A founder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop If you’re like most Asian Americans, you grew up in an immigrant family. Your mother and father struggled to make ends meet. They raised you. They relied on you for English. Maybe you were a reader, but it never occurred to you that …

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Grace Lin: A Great Author/Illustrator Asian American Role Model Who Just Gets Better All The Time

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  Children’s illustrator and author Grace Lin luckily was seemingly raised by enlightened first generation Taiwanese-American parents rather than that sad story of Tiger Mom. At least, that is what I think after reading her Pacy series, now with its latest installment as it’s a semi-autobiographical series. At a young age, Grace (and Pacy) knew …

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