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Nutmeg Book Awards: Middle School Grades 7-8

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2024 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

Link to Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston in the Catalog
Link to Ana on the Edge by A. J. Sass in the Catalog
Link to Dress Coded  by Carrie Firestone in the Catalog
Link to Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley in the Catalog
Link to Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga in the Catalog
Link to Playing the Cards You're Dealt by Varian Johnson in the Catalog
Link to Spin by Lamar Giles in the Catalog
Link to Stowaway by John David Anderson in the Catalog
Link to Swim Team by Johnnie Christmas in the Catalog
Link to The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf in the Catalog

2023 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

Link to Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald in the Catalog

2023 Winner

Link to Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes in the Catalog
Link to The Line Tender by Kate Allen in the Catalog
Link to Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds in the Catalog
Link to The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen in the Catalog
Link to 96 Miles by J. L. Esplin in the Catalog
Link to Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh in the Catalog
Link to The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson in the Catalog
Link to Suggested Reading by Dave Connis in the Catalog
Link to Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang in the Catalog

2022 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

Link to Insignificant events in the life of a cactus by Dusti Bowling in the Catalog

2022 Winner

Link to The benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden in the Catalog
Link to Charlie Thorne and the last equation by Stuart Gibbs in the Catalog
Link to The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. PeĢrez in the Catalog
Link to Genesis Begins Again by Alicia Williams in the Catalog
Link to Good Enough by Jen Petro-Roy in the Catalog
Link to Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya in the Catalog
Link to Pet by Akwaeke Emezi in the Catalog
Link to Snapdragon by Kat Leyh in the Catalog
Link to Tristan Strong punches a hole in the sky by Kwame Mbalia in the Catalog

2021 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

Link to New Kid by Jerry Craft in the Catalog

2021 Winner

Link to The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton in the Catalog
Link to The epic fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya in the Catalog
Link to Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake in the Catalog
Link to The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani in the Catalog
Link to Nyxia by Scott Reintgen in the Catalog
Link to The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang in the Catalog
Link to Small Spaces by Katherine Arden in the Catalog
Link to The Stars Beneath our Feet by David Barclay Moore in the Catalog
Link to The truth as told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor in the Catalog

2020 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

2020 Winner

2019 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2018 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2017 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

2017 Winner

2016 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2015 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2014 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2013 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2012 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2011 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2010 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2009 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

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2008 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

2008 Winner

2007 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

2006 Middle School Nominees Grades 7-8

2006 Winner

2006 was the first year of the Middle School Nutmeg level.