Voting for the 2020 RI Children's Book Award will take place February 3, 2020 - March 9, 2020. Beginning February 3, schools and libraries may submit their voting results using the online form at https://olis-ri.libwizard.com/f/ricba2020
Children in grades 3-5 who are not participating in RICBA voting through their school classroom or library may vote at a public library. Voting will take place beginning February 3 at the following public libraries:
The 2019 Rhode Island Children's Book Award winner is Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by Patricia McCormick and illustrated by Iacopo Bruno! This year 94 schools and libraries submitted votes from 7,259 students in grades 3-5 who read at least 3 titles from the list of 20 nominees. Thank you to the many librarians and teachers who promoted the 2019 nominees and particpated in voting.