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Narragansett High School Library: 2023 RI Teen Book Award Nominees

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2022 RI Teen Book Award Winner and Honor Books!

2022 RI Teen Book Award WINNER--Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi


Through a gripping, fast-paced, and energizing narrative written by beloved award-winner Jason Reynolds, this book shines a light on the many insidious forms of racist ideas--and on ways readers can identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their daily lives.

2022 RI Teen Book Award HONOR Book--The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Avery Grambs has a plan for a better future: survive high school, win a scholarship, and get out. But her fortunes change in an instant when billionaire Tobias Hawthorne dies and leaves Avery virtually his entire fortune. The catch? Avery has no idea why -- or even who Tobias Hawthorne is.

2022 RI Teen Book Award HONOR Book--Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu

One fateful night, teen witch Nova Huang follows reports of a white wolf in the woods and discovers her childhood crush--werewolf Tam Lang, battling a horse-demon. Now, against the background of a slowly rekindling romance, Tam and Nova must investigate the dark supernatural forces eager to claim wolf magic for evil.

2023 Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominees!

Ace of Spades / Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

All These Bodies / Kendare Blake

Blackout / Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, Nicola Yoon

The Corpse Queen / Heather M. Herrmann

A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow / Laura Taylor Namey

The Darkness Outside Us / Eliot Schrefer

Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love / Jared Reck

An Emotion of Great Delight / Tahereh Mafi

Fallout: Spies, Superbombs and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown / Steve Sheinkin

Firekeeper's Daughter / Angeline Boulley

The Girl's I've Been / Tess Sharpe

Himawari House / Harmony Becker

Home Is Not a Country / Safia Elhillo

House of Hollow / Krystal Sutherland

In Deeper Waters / F.T. Lukens

Kneel / Candace Buford

Not My Problem / Ciara Smyth

Nubia: Real One / L.L. McKinney

The Passing Playbook / Isaac Fitzsimmons

Take Me With You When You Go / David Levithan and Jennifer Niven

Today Tonight Tomorrow / Rachel Lynn Solomon

What I Carry / Jennifer Longo