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North Scituate Elementary School Library: RI Children's Book Awards

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Annually children in grades 3 to 6 have the opportunity to vote for their favorite book from a ballot of 20 selections nominated for the Rhode Island Children’s Book Award by a panel of librarians, reading specialists and teachers. Children vote as part of their class or with their local public library. 

Voting Starts February 1st and ends March 2, 2018.

Book Trailers

The Youngest Marcher : The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist

Nominees

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A Boy Called Bat

By Elana K. Arnold ; with pictures by Charles Santoso.

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Chef Roy Choi and The Street Food Remix

By Jacqueline Briggs Martin & June Jo Lee; illustrated by ManOne.

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Curse of the Boggin/Surrender the Key 

By D.J. MacHale.

Please note that the title and cover of Curse of the Boggin has changed since the hardcover publication. It is now titled Surrender the Key.

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Dream Jumper. Book One, Nightmare Escape

By Greg Grunberg & Lucas Turnbloom ; color by Guy Major.

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Her Right Foot

By Dave Eggers ; art by Shawn Harris.

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I'm Just No Good At Rhyming and Other Nonsense For Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups

By Chris Harris ; illustrated by Lane Smith.

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Keith Haring : The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing

By Kay A. Haring ; illustrated by Robert Neubecker.

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The Losers Club

By Andrew Clements.

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The Marvelwood Magicians

By Diane Zahler.

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Mustaches for Maddie

By Chad Morris and Shelly Brown.

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The Real McCoys

By Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr.

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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

By Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin. (Bilingual Edition Available)  

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Sergeant Reckless : The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero

By Patricia McCormick

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Sidetracked

By Diana Harmon Asher.

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Stef Soto, Taco Queen

By Jennifer Torres.

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The Time Museum

By Matthew Loux.

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The Trail

By Meika Hashimoto.

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Walking with Miss Millie

By Tamara Bundy.

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The Wizard's Dog

By Eric Kahn Gale ; illustrated by Dave Phillips.

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The Youngest Marcher : The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist

By Cynthia Levinson ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton.

RICBA Winner 2018

RICBA Winner 2018

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Wish

Author: Barbara O'Connor; Grades 4+

Charlie has been making the same wish every day. Now her wish will never come true when she is sent to live with family she barely knows. Will a stray dog and a neighbor boy get Charlie to change her mind about what she wants--and needs? Realistic fiction.

 

For More Information

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