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Ponaganset High School Library: RI Teen Book Awards

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2023 RI Teen Book Award Winners and Honor Books!

2023 RI Teen Book Award CO-WINNER--Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton

Six critically acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teens in love to this charming, hilarious, and heartwarming novel that shines a bright light through the dark.

2023 RI Teen Book Award CO-WINNER--Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Unforgettable romantic comedy about two rival overachievers whose relationship completely transforms over the course of twenty-four hours.

2023 RI Teen Book Award HONOR Book--Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Groundbreaking YA thriller about a Native teen who must root out the corruption in her community and bring truth to light.

2023 RI Teen Book Award HONOR Book--Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Heart-pounding suspense and relevant social commentary comes in a high-octane thriller about two high school students and their struggles against an anonymous bully.

2024 Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominees!

RITBA 2023 Nominees