Adult Fiction Winner
Lahiri, Jhumpa, Unaccustomed Earth. New York: Alfred a. Knopf, 2008.
Honorable Mention for Adult Fiction
Ng, Fae Myenne. Steer Toward Rock. New York: Hyperion, 2008.
Adult Non-Fiction Winner
Lee, Jennifer 8. Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food. New York: Twelve, 2008.
Honorable Mention for Adult Non-Fiction
Pham, Andrew X. Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars. New York: Harmony Books, 2008.
Yang, Kao Kalia.The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 2008.
Picture Book Winner
Reibstein, Mark. Wabi Sabi. Art by Ed Young. New York: Little Brown, 2008.
Honorable Mention for Picture Book
Sheth, Kashmira. Monsoon Afternoon. Illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi. New York: Peachtree, 2008.
Youth Literature Winner
Ly, Many. Roots and Wings. New York: Delacorte, 2008.
Honorable Mention for Text in Youth Literature
Hirahara, Naomi, 1001 Cranes. New York: Delacorte, 2008.
Yoo, Paula. Good Enough. New York: Harper Collins, 2008.