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Riverside Middle School Library: RICBA / RITBA

RI Middle School Book Awards

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RI Teen Book Awards

2018 Nominees


Battlesaurus by Brian Falkner

Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

Exit Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

Front Lines by Michael Grant

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Most Dangerous by Steve Sheinkin

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin

Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed

X:a novel by Ilyasah Shabazz

RICBA Nominees 2019

  1. A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold ; with pictures by Charles Santoso.
  2. Chef Roy Choi and The Street Food Remix by Jacqueline Briggs Martin & June Jo Lee; illustrated by ManOne.
  3. Curse of the Boggin by D.J. MacHale.
  4. Dream Jumper. Book One, Nightmare Escape by Greg Grunberg & Lucas Turnbloom ; color by Guy Major.
  5. Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers ; art by Shawn Harris.
  6. I'm Just No Good At Rhyming and Other Nonsense For Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups by Chris Harris ; illustrated by Lane Smith.
  7. Keith Haring : The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay A. Haring ; illustrated by Robert Neubecker.
  8. The Losers Club by Andrew Clements.
  9. The Marvelwood Magicians by Diane Zahler.
  10. Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown.
  11. The Real McCoys by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr.
  12. The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin. (Bilingual Edition Available)  
  13. Sergeant Reckless : The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by Patricia McCormick ; illustrated
  14. Sidetracked by Diana Harmon Asher.
  15. Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres.
  16. The Time Museum by Matthew Loux.
  17. The Trail by Meika Hashimoto.
  18. Walking with Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy.
  19. The Wizard's Dog by Eric Kahn Gale ; illustrated by Dave Phillips.
  20. The Youngest Marcher : The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton.