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Clayville Elementary School Library: RI Children's Book Awards

Pre K- 5 School


Annually children in grades 3 to 5 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 on March 14th.

The Scituate Elementary School's RICBA Challenge!

Each student that reads 10 of the RICBA by March 2024 and completes a Google Form for each book will receive a special 2024 RICBA Challenge prize (TBD).


  • Students must read at least 10 of the 2022 RICBA books by March 14th, 2024.

  • Students must fill out the Google Form below for EACH book read following the Google Form expectations. 

Good Luck and Enjoy!


RICBA Challenge Materials

RICBA Challenge Google Form: CLICK HERE 

RICBA Challenge Checklist CLICK HERE 


Book Trailers


The Adventure is Now


Bartali's Bicycle

Bea is for Blended

Born on the Water


Katie the Catsitter

The Lion of Mars

Maya and the Robot

The People's Painter

Playing the Cards You're Dealt

Saving American Beach

Saving Sorya

Shark Summer

She was the First

Simon be Rhymin'

Sona Sharma




Previous Book Trailers: YouTube Playlist

2022 Nominee Trailers

2021 Nominee Trailers


2020 Nominees Trailers

For More Information

Voting information can be found here!

RICBA Winners


2022 Winner

2021 Winner

2020 Winner

2019 Winner