Nutmeg Award 2015–2017

The Nutmeg Book Award encourages children in grades 4-12 (High School was added with 2014 nominees) to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of ten 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.
Nominees are announced on May 1st.

Grandma in Blue with Red Hat

by Scott Menchin / Harry Bliss


Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

by Chieri Uegaki / Qin Leng


How It Went Down

by Kekla Magoon

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by William Ritter

Special Order

King for a Day

by Rukhsana Khan / Christiane Krömer



by Gordon Korman

Special Order


by David Arnold


Mr. Ferris and His Wheel

by Kathryn Gibbs Davis / Gilbert Ford

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Roller Girl

by Victoria Jamieson

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Space Case

by Stuart Gibbs

Special Order

The Boundless

by Kenneth Oppel

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