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The Nutmeg Steering Committee is excited to announce the 2017 Nutmeg Book Award Winners!

New this year, we have included an announcement video for each winner. One of our winning authors even got in on the fun! We hope you'll be able to use these in your schools and libraries to help make your announcements.

2017 Grade 2-4 Elementary Winner:
Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winnick

2017 Grade 4-6 Intermediate Winner:
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

2017 Grade 7-8 Teen Winner:
The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

2017 Grade 9-12 High School Winner:
I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

The Nutmeg Book Award Committee is proud to present the 2018 Nutmeg Nominees!

Please refer to the pages of this website for specific information, links, and printable flyers for each Nutmeg level:

Elementary Grade 2-4

                                   Intermediate Grade 4-6

 Grade 7-8  

High School Grade 9-12

Nutmeg News:  Spine labels, bookmarks, and book seals for the 2018 Nutmeg titles are now available!
                          2018 Order Form 

About the Nutmeg Book Award:  The Nutmeg Book Award 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.  

There are 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)

We've listed to your feedback!  Starting with the 2020 lists there will be new category and grade levels for the Nutmeg Book Award. 

Elementary Grades 2-3 Nutmeg Award
Intermediate Grades 4-6 Nutmeg Award
Middle School Grades 7-8 Nutmeg Award
High School Grades 9-12 Nutmeg Award

Our FAQs page will answer many of the questions that you may have.  Additional questions about Nutmeg can be sent to the 2018 steering chair: Anne Porier

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