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Nutmeg Book Awards: 2021 Nominees

2021 Nutmeg Award Nominees

Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

Link to We don't eat our classmates! by Ryan T. Higgins in the Catalog

2021 Winner

Link to After the Fall by Dan Sanitat in the Catalog
Link to Because by Mo Willems in the Catalog
Link to Borrowing bunnies : the surprising true tale of fostering rabbits by Cynthia Lord in the Catalog
Link to The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell in the Catalog
Link to Carter Reads the Newspaper by Deborah Hopkinson in the Catalog
Link to Game Changers The Story of Venus and Serena Williams by Lesa Cline-Ransome in the Catalog
Link to Ida, Always by Caron Levis in the Catalog
Link to The Infamous Ratsos by Kara  LaReau in the Catalog
Link to Jasmine Toguchi, mochi queen by Debbi Michiko Florence in the Catalog
Link to Magic ramen : the story of Momofuku Ando by Andrea Wang in the Catalog
Link to Rescue & Jessica : a life-changing friendship by Jessica Kensky in the Catalog
Link to Seashells More Than a Home by Melissa Stewart in the Catalog
Link to Wedgie & Gizmo by Suzanne Selfors in the Catalog
Link to The World Is Not a Rectangle A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter in the Catalog

Intermediate Nominees Grades 4-6

Link to Restart by Gordon Korman in the Catalog

2021 Winner

Link to Framed! by James Ponti in the Catalog
Link to Front Desk by Kelly Yang in the Catalog
Link to The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff in the Catalog
Link to I Love You, Michael Collins by Lauren  Baratz-Logsted in the Catalog
Link to Macy McMillan and the rainbow goddess by Shari Green in the Catalog
Link to The Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks in the Catalog
Link to New Kid by Jerry Craft in the Catalog
Link to The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street by Lindsay Currie in the Catalog
Link to We're Not from Here by Geoff Rodkey in the Catalog

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

High School Nominees Grades 9-12

Link to Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin in the Catalog

2021 Winner

Link to After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay in the Catalog
Link to American Road Trip by Patrick Flores-Scott in the Catalog
Link to Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree by  Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, in the Catalog
Link to Check, Please! Book 1: # Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu in the Catalog
Link to Dread Nation by Justina Ireland in the Catalog
Link to A heart in a body in the world by Deb Caletti in the Catalog
Link to Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton in the Catalog
Link to The Nowhere Girls by Amy Lynn Reed in the Catalog
Link to The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo in the Catalog