Adult Literature Winner
- Lee, Chang-rae. Aloft. New York, Penguin, 2004.
Honorable Mention for Adult Literature
- See, Lisa. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. New York: Random House, 2005.
- Tan, Amy. Saving Fish From Drowning. New York: Putnam, 2005.
Picture Book Winner
- Park, Linda Sue. Firekeeper’s Son, illustrated by Julie Downing. New York: Clarion Books, 2004.
Honorable Mention for Picture Book
- Lipp, Frederick. Bread Song, illustrated by Jason Gaillard. New York: Mondo Publishing, 2004.
- Yoo, Paula. Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds, illustrated by Dom Lee. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2005.
Youth Literature Winner
- Kadohata, Cynthia. Kira Kira. New York: Atheneum, 2004.
Honorable Mention for Youth Literature
- Park, Linda Sue. Project Mulberry. New York: Clarion Books, 2005.
- Cheng, Andrea. Shanghai Messenger, New York: Lee & Low Books, 2005.