Adult Fiction Winner

  • Ford, Jamie. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. New York: Ballantine Books, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Adult Fiction

  • See, Lisa. Shanghai Girls. New York: Random House, 2009.


Adult Non-Fiction Winner

  • Tsui, Bonnie. American Chinatown: A People’s History of Five Neighborhoods. New York: Free Press (Simon & Schuster), 2009.

Honorable Mention for Adult Non-Fiction

  • Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo. Japanese American Resettlement: Through the Lens. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2009.


Picture Book Winner

  • Gilmore, Dorina K. Lazo. Cora Cooks Pancit. Illustrated by Kristi Valiant. Walnut Creek, CA: Shen’s Books, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Picture Book

  • Iyengar Malathi Michelle. Tan to Tamarind. Illustrated by Jamel Akib. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press, 2009.


Youth Literature Winner

  • Woo, Sung. Everything Asian. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2009.

Honorable Mention for Text in Youth Literature

  • Russell, Ching Yeung. Tofu Quilt. New York: Lee & Low, 2009.