Congratulations to the 2021 RIMSBA Winner

Allies by Alan Gratz!


1st Runner up is Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee

2nd Runner Up is New Kid by Jerry Craft


Allies by Alan Gratz

Apocalypse Taco by Nathan Hale


The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman

The Darkdeep by Ally Condie & Brendan Reichs

Focused by Alyson Gerber

Friendroid by M.M. Vaughan

Genesis Begins Again by Alicia Williams


I Can Make This Promise by Christine Day


Ice Wolves by Amie Kaufman

Killer Style: How Fashion Has Injured, Maimed, and Murdered Through History by Serah-Marie McMahon

Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee

New Kid by Jerry Craft

The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin

Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

Redwood and Ponytail by K.A. Holt

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart

Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue by Marc Aronson

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Alberto Hernandez

We’re Not from Here by Geoff Rodkey

Winterhouse by Ben Guterson

RIMSBA 2021 Nominees.pdf

2021 Nominee Poster

RIMSBA What Should I Read Next.pdf

2021 Nominee "What should I Read next?" Guide

RIMSBA List 2021 annotations (2).pdf

2021 Nominees Annotated List

RIMSBA 2021 resources.pdf

2021 Resources

2021 RIMSBA Spine Labels Color 1.5 x1 in.pdf

RIMSBA 2021 color spine Labels

2021RIMSBA Spine Labels bw 1.5 x1 in.pdf

RIMSBA 2021 B&W Spine labels

RIMSBA Nominees 2021 Bitmoji

Thank you to Jane Perry, librarian at Thompson Middle School in Newport, RI, for creating this Bitmoji preview of the 2021 RIMSBA book nominees.