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RI Middle School Book Awards

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RI Teen Book Awards

2019 Nominees


The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater

Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza

The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Moxie: A Novel by Jennifer Mathieu

My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier

This is Our Story by Ashley Elston

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin

Warcross by Marie Lu

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton

RICBA Nominees 2019

A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold ; with pictures by Charles Santoso.


Chef Roy Choi and The Street Food Remix by Jacqueline Briggs Martin & June Jo Lee; illustrated by ManOne.


Curse of the Boggin by D.J. MacHale.


Dream Jumper. Book One, Nightmare Escape by Greg Grunberg & Lucas Turnbloom ; color by Guy Major.


Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers ; art by Shawn Harris.


I'm Just No Good At Rhyming and Other Nonsense For Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups by Chris Harris ; illustrated by Lane Smith.


Keith Haring : The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay A. Haring ; illustrated by Robert Neubecker.


The Losers Club by Andrew Clements.


The Marvelwood Magicians by Diane Zahler.


Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown.


The Real McCoys by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr.


The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin. (Bilingual Edition Available)  

Sergeant Reckless : The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by Patricia McCormick ; illustrated


Sidetracked by Diana Harmon Asher.


Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres.


The Time Museum by Matthew Loux.


The Trail by Meika Hashimoto.


Walking with Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy.


The Wizard's Dog by Eric Kahn Gale ; illustrated by Dave Phillips.


The Youngest Marcher : The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton.