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.