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Nominee Requirements

In order to be eligible as a nominee for the Rhode Island Teen Book Award, books must conform to the following:
The book must be of interest to teens between the ages of 12 and 18 years;
The book must be publised within two years of the creation of the nominee list. For examples, nominees for the 2005 award were selected in 2004. They had to have a publication date of 2002, 2003, or 2004;
The primary consideration of book selection should be quality, but level of young adult interest should also be considered. Only titles published with young adults being the primary audience shall be considered; and
There are no restrictions based on the home country of the author or whether the author is still living.
| ©2004 - Rhode Island Teen Book Award Committee | Aaron Coutu, Chair