SOUTH ASIA Up to three outstanding works of literature, from picture books to young adult novels, which accurately and skillfully portray the experience of individuals living in South Asia, or of South Asians living in other parts of the world.
Jet Black and the Ninja Wind by Leza Lowitz; Shogo Oketani
Call Number: PZ7.5 .LOWI
Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus
Call Number: PZ7.5 .PREU
The Thing about Luck by Cynthia Kadohata; Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
Presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.