Middle School

Grades 7-8

2019 Teen Nominees

2018 Teen Winner

Past Teen Grades 7-8 Winners

2018: Orbiting Jupiter by Gary Schmidt

2017: The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

2016: Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

2015: The Raft by S.A. Bodeen

2014: Divergent by Veronica Roth

2013: Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry

2012: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

2011: Unwind by Neal Shusterman

2010: Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

2009: Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin

2008: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

2007: Vampire High by Douglas Rees

2006: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Teen Grades 7-8 Past Nominees and Resources

For Teen Grades 7-8 nominee selection criteria, see our FAQs page.

Book Discussion Guides for Teen nominees

Request Nutmeg Book Sets from the CT State Library here

Padlet for Teen nominees (Thank you Pia Ledina)

2019 Nutmeg labels and bookmarks order form (please print out and mail with payment)