2019 RIMSBA Nominees Announcement

Rhode Island Middle School Book Award

RIMSBA's 2018 Award Winning Title

We are proud to announce Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt as the winner of the 2018 Rhode Island Middle School Book Award.


​We are grateful to all of our voting stations, middle schools and libraries who participated in our reading this year:

Loutit Library
Greenwood school
Burrillville Middle School
Cumberland Public Library
Park View Middle School
Chariho Middle School
De La Salle Middle School
Wheeler School
The Grace School
South Kingstown Public Library
Learning Community Charter School
Hope Library
Warwick Public Library
Warwick Vets Middle School
Curtis Corner Middle School
Ponaganset Middle School
Father John V. Doyle School
Westerly Middle School
Riverside Middle School
Cranston Public Library
North Smithfield Middle School
Jesse M Smith Memorial Library
Pawtucket Public Library
Barrington Middle School Library
Greenville Public Library
Gallagher Middle School Library
Lincoln Middle School
Hugh B. Bain Middle School
Broad Rock Middle School
Newport Public Library
Lincoln School

A very special note of appreciation to the Cranston Public Library​ for providing a space for our committee to meet every month.​