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2017 Rhode Island Children's Book Award

The 2017 RI Children's Book Award Winner is Sisters by Raina Telgemeier. This year, 86 schools and public libraries throughout the state submitted votes from 6,764 children in grades 3 to 6 who read at least 3 titles from the list of 20 nominees.

2017 Winner

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

2017 Nominees

2017 Nominee Bookmark

2017 Nominee Book Covers

W. Bruce Cameron, Ellie's Story: A Dog's Purpose
Marilyn Hilton, Full Cicada Moon
Matt Tavares, Growing Up Pedro
Cynthia Lord, A Handful of Stars
Judd Winick, Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth
Dan Gemeinhart, The Honest Truth
Steven Jenkins and Robin Page, How to Swallow a Pig
Michael P. Spradlin, Into the Killing Seas
Jonah Winter, Lillian's Right to Vote
Gordon Korman, Masterminds
Dana Alison, Levy, The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher
Jennifer Richard Jacobson, Paper Things
Josh Lieb, Ratscalibur
Nora Raleigh Baskin, Ruby on the Outside
Raina Telgemeier, Sisters
Sharon M. Draper, Stella By Starlight
Mary Downing Hahn, Took
Troy Andrews and Bryan Collier, Trombone Shorty
Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins, Upside Down Magic
Phil Bildner and Tim Probert, A Whole New Ballgame