2022 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees

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Here are the titles for the 2022 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees. You can find these titles at the library, on Overdrive and some on HOOPLA.

2022 Elementary Nutmeg Nominees
2022 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees
2022 Middle School Nutmeg Nominees
2022 High School Nutmeg Nominees

Curious about the 2022 Nutmeg nominees? Click on the links below to hear the librarian book talks.

Nutmeg Award book talk
Nutmeg book drops podcast

Nutmeg Podcast

Want to learn more about this year's Nutmeg nominees? Join Librarians ConneCT Nutmeg Book Drops, "a podcast that includes a casual discussion of the nominees, interviews with authors, and more. The podcast is geared toward readers, teachers, and anyone interested in connecting children and teens with books. Listeners can find the podcast on Spotify or wherever they find their favorite podcasts. A full schedule of release dates and more information can be found at bit.ly/librariansconnect. Like the Nutmeg awards, the podcast will feature the four different levels of books ranging from Elementary to High School. With a variety of genres and topics, there’s a book included for every reader! Each episode will include a discussion of 2-3 books and many include interviews with authors, including Stuart Gibbs, Ruta Sepetys and Ellen Potter." You may also access the podcast by clicking below.


Announcing the 2021 Nutmeg Award Book Winners

Elementary Nutmeg Winner -- We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
Intermediate Nutmeg Winner  -- Restart by Gordon Korman
Middle School Nutmeg Winner -- The New Kid by Jerry Craft
High School Nutmeg Winner  -- Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

2021 Nutmeg Award winners