Skip to Main Content

Westerly High School Library: 2024 RI Teen Book Award Nominees

Wonder/Connect, Question/Focus, Investigate/Learn, Prepare/Analyze/Synthesize, Express/Create/Communicate, Reflect/Assess

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!

All My Rage / Sabaa Tahir

Better Than the Movies / Lynn Painter

Does My Body Offend You? / Mayra Cuevas & Marie Marquardt

Four for the Road / K.J. Reilly

Hollow / Shannon Watters

I Must Betray You / Ruta Sepetys

Into the Sublime / Kate A. Boorman

The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen / Isaac Blum

Love Radio / Ebony LaDelle

Messy Roots / Laura Gao

The Most Dazzling Girl in Berlin / Kip Wilson

Punching Bag / Rex Ogle

Queer Ducks / Eliot Schrefer

Star Wars: Padawan / Kiersten White

The Sunbearer Trials / Aiden Thomas

This Woven Kingdom / Tahereh Mafi

Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist for Justice / Tommie Smith

We Deserve Monuments / Jas Hammonds

The Weight of Blood / Tiffany D. Jackson

Wrong Side of the Court / N.H. Kahn