RICBA (Rhode Island Book Awards) - Grades 3 - 5

Logo of the Rhode Island Children's Book Award - circle with a red rooster in the middle.

2023 Award Winner

Allergic by Megan Wagner Lloyd


2024 Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominations Look for ballot forms in February 2024 to vote for your favorite!


Amazing Landmarks: Discover the hidden stories behind 10 iconic structures by Rekha S. Rajan

The Button Box by Fawzia Gilani-Williams & Bridget Hodder

A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow

Expedition Backyard by Rosemary Mosco and Binglin Hu

Fighting for YES!: The Story of Disability Rights Activist Judith Heumann by Maryann Cocca-Leffler & Vivien Mildenberger

Flipping Forward Twisting Backwards by Alma Fullerton

Forest Fighter: The Story of Chico Mendes by Anita Ganeri & Margaux Carpentier

Going Places Victor Hugo Green and His Glorious Book by Tonya Bolden & Eric Velasquez

Growing Pangs by Kathryn Ormsbee and Molly Brooks

Keepunumuk: Wee√Ęchumun's Thanksgiving Story by Danielle Hill, Alexis Bunten, & Anthony Perry Illustrated by Gary Meeches, Sr

Killer Underwear Invasion: How to spot fake news, disinformation & conspiracy theories by Elise Gravel

Marya Khan and the Incredible Henna Party by Saadia Faruqi

Miles Lewis: King of the Ice by Kelly Starling Lyons

Nothing is Little by Carmella Van Vleet

A Rover's Story by Jasmine Warga

Singing with Elephants by Margarita Engle

Swim Team by Johnnie Christmas

The Whale Who Swam Through Time by Alex Boersma & Nick Pyenson

When Winter Robeson Came by Brenda Woods

Zia Erases the World by Bree Barton


Check out this link to listen to 6 authors talk about their books!

Six thumbnail images of RICBA Authors talking about their books. An embeded link will take you to the Flip page to listen to their stories.



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