It's Time to Read the 2017 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees!


The Nutmeg Book Awards are Connecticut's premiere recognition for outstanding children's literature, voted on by young readers across the state. Each year, children in grades 2-12 read quality literature and choose their favorite from a list of ten nominated titles in four categories. Children in Grades 2-4 participate in the Elementary category, readers in Grades 4-6 participate in the Intermediate category, readers in Grades 7 and 8 participate in the teen category and readers in Grades 9-12 participate in the High School category.

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2017 Nominees

Click on the book covers for a complete list of nominated titles
and links to our catalog.

Multiple copies of all the nominated Elementary and Intermediate titles are available in Children's Services; Teen and High School nominees may be found in the Ellis Family Teen Center.

Click here for dates of upcoming book discussions of Nutmeg nominees.




 High School


The 2016 Winners Are