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


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, 2019.

Book Trailers



By Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead

Captain Superlative

By J.S. Puller

Front Desk

Kelly Yang

Game Changers

By Lesa Cline-Ransome, Illustrated by James E. Ransome

Hidden City: Poems of Urban Wildlife

By Sarah Grace Tuttle

Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home

By Sy Montgomery

Just Like Jackie

By Lindsey Stoddard

Knights vs. Dinosaurs

By Matt Phelan

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women's Rights

By Kate Hannigan

Margot and Mateo Save the World

By Darcy Miller

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

By Stacy McAnulty

Monster Mayhem

By Christopher Eliopoulos  


By J.A. White

The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street 

By Lindsay Currie

A Pup Called Trouble

By Bobbie Pyron

The Rhino in Right Field

By Stacy DeKeyser

Saving Winslow

By Sharon Creech

The Season of Styx Malone

By Kekla MAaoon

Solar System: Our Place in Space

By Rosemary Mosco

The Train of Lost Things

By Ammi-Joan Paquette

RICBA Winner 2019

RICBA Winner 2019

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

By Patricia McCormick

Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno

From the chaos of the Korean War comes the true story of Reckless, a horse who became a decorated US Marine. Follow Reckless' journey from starved stray to lovable warrior who marched into numerous battles and lifted the spirits of many soldiers. Nonfiction.


For More Information

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