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Connecticut's Nutmeg Book Award

The Nutmeg Steering Committee is excited to announce the 2015 Nutmeg Book Award Winners!

  Elementary:  The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Dawalt  (voting breakdown)

  Intermediate:  The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann  (voting breakdown)

  Teen:  The Raft by S.A. Bodeen  (voting breakdown)

  High School:  Every Day by David Levithan  (voting breakdown)

2016 Nutmeg Nominees:  Please read and vote in April 2016 ... 

High School 2016 Nominees

Teen 2016 Nominees

Intermediate 2016 Nominees

Elementary 2016 Nominees

2016 Nutmeg labels and bookmarks Order Form  Please print out the order form and send it in.

About the Nutmeg Book Award

The Nutmeg BookAward encourages children in grades 2-12 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of nominated titles. Jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Library Association (CLA) and the Connecticut Association of School Librarians (CASL),the Nutmeg Committee is comprised of children's librarians and school library media specialists who are members of our sponsoring organizations.

The Four Levels of Nutmeg:                                                                           

Elementary Award:  Grades 2-4  (15 nominees each year)

Intermediate Award:  Grades 4-6  (10 nominees each year)

Teen Award:  Grades 7-8  (10 nominees each year)

High School Award:  Grades 9-12  (10 nominees each year)

For 2016 labels and bookmarks:  2016 Order Form.


General questions can be sent to the 2015 co-steering chairs: Marla Martin  mmartin@biblio.org and Cathy Townsend cwtown34@aol.com or to the appropriate 2016-2017 chairs.

Nutmeg Timeline:   click here   The timeline of the Nutmeg Book Award has shifted to match the school year instead of the calendar year.

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