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Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominees: 2019: Home

Read at least 3 of the titles contained within this guide and participate in the voting in February!

Rhode Island Teen Book Award Voting:


Rhode Island Teen Book Award Voting:

  • Each year, a list of Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominees is created- narrowed down after reading many newer young adult publications in all genres.
  • Students from around the state are given the opportunity to vote for the next Rhode Island Teen Book Award Winner.
  • In order for students to participate in the voting, they have to read at least 3 nominees.
  • Voting typically takes place in February.
  • Votes are collected in the North Smithfield High School library and sent to the committee to be officially counted.

Nominees for the 2018/2019 school year:

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed their lives by Dashka Slater

The Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

I Believe in a thing called Love by Maurene Goo

Warcross by Marie Lu

Words on the Bathroom Wall by Julia Walton

Lighter than my Shadow by Katie Green

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

We are OK by Nina LaCour

This is Our Story by Ashley Elston