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Pilgrim High School Library: 2024 RI Teen Book Award Nominees

2024 RI Teen Book Award Winner and Honor Books!

2024 RI Teen Book Award WINNER--Better than the Movies by Lynn Painter

This “sweet and funny” (Kerry Winfrey, author of Waiting for Tom Hanks) teen rom-com follows a hopelessly romantic teen girl and her cute yet obnoxious neighbor as they scheme to get her noticed by her untouchable crush.

2024 RI Teen Book Award HONOR Book--I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys

A gut-wrenching, startling historical thriller about communist Romania and the citizen spy network that devastated a nation.

2024 RI Teen Book Award HONOR Book--All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

This brilliant, unforgettable, and heart-wrenching contemporary novel about family and forgiveness, love and loss, in a sweeping story that crosses generations and continents.

2025 Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominees!

6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) / Tess Sharpe

Bianca Torre Is Afraid of Everything / Justine Pucella Winans

The Blood Years / Elana K. Arnold

Chaos Theory / Nic Stone

Colin Kaepernick: Change the Game / Colin Kaepernick

The Davenports / Krystal Marquis

Dead Flip / Sara Farizan

Divine Rivals / Rebecca Ross

Enter the Body / Joy McCullough

Hockey Girl Loves Drama Boy / Faith Erin Hicks

The Infinity Particle / Wendy Xu

A Long Stretch of Bad Days / Mindy McGinnis

The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich / Deya Muniz

Promise Boys / Nick Brooks

Rez Ball / Byron Graves

Stateless / Elizabeth Wein

Their Vicious Games / Joelle Wellington

Throwback / Maurene Goo

Where You See Yourself / Claire Forrest

The Wicked Bargain / Gabe Cole Novoa