Anna Reynolds Media Center
The End is Near!
And the Winner is...
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. There are lists for four divisions: Elementary (grades 2-4), Intermediate (grades 4-6), Teen (grades 7-8) and High School (grades 9-12). 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.
Selection committees meet from January - November and are comprised of school media specialists and public librarians. Selection committee members must be members of CLA or CASL. Student representatives are also present on each selection committee. Two 6/7th graders are on the Intermediate committee, two 8/9th graders are on the Teen committee, and two 10/11th graders are on the High School committee. They are selected via an application process.
In April of this year, students all across the state of Connecticut voted for their favorite Nutmeg title. In May of 2016, Nutmeg Winners were chosen. And the winners were...
Intermediate-The One and Only Ivan