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Nutmeg Book Awards: Elementary Grades 2-3

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2023 Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

Link to Bear Goes Sugaring by Maxwell Eaton in the Catalog
Link to Crossings: Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals by Katy S. Duffield in the Catalog
Link to Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built by  Angela Burke Kunkel in the Catalog
Link to The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field by Scott Riley in the Catalog
Link to in a Jar by Deborah Marcero in the Catalog
Link to It Began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way  by Kyo Maclear in the Catalog
Link to J.D. and the Great Barber Battle  by J. Dillard in the Catalog
Link to Arlo and pips king of the birds by Elise Gravel in the Catalog
Link to LIft by Minh Lê in the Catalog
Link to Maybe Tomorrow?  by Charlotte Agell in the Catalog
Link to Mr. Summerling’s Secret Code by Dori Hillestad Butler in the Catalog
Link to Our Friend Hedgehog: The Story of Us by Lauren Castillo in the Catalog
Link to The Paper Kingdom  by Pascal Campion in the Catalog
Link to Salma the Syrian Chef  by Danny Ramadan in the Catalog
Link to Shadow Island by Mike and Nancy Deas in the Catalog

2022 Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

Link to Investigators by John Green  in the Catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Big Foot and Little Foot by Ellen Potter in the Catalog
Link to CatStronauts : Mission Moon by Drew Brockington in the Catalog
Link to Dinosaur lady : the daring discoveries of Mary Anning, the first paleontologist by Linda Skeers in the Catalog
Link to Just ask! : be different, be brave, be you by Sonia Sotomayor in the Catalog
Link to Little leaders : bold women in black history by Vashti Harrison in the Catalog
Link to Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi in the Catalog
Link to Megabat by Anna Humphrey in the Catalog
Link to Moth : an evolution story by Isabel Thomas in the Catalog
Link to My papi has a motorcycle by Isabel Quintero in the Catalog
Link to The proudest blue : a story of hijab and family by Ibtihaj Muhammad in the Catalog
Link to Seeds Move! by Robin Page in the Catalog
Link to Superlative Birds by Leslie Bulion in the Catalog
Link to The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander in the Catalog
Link to We are water protectors by Carole Lindstrom in the Catalog

2021 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

2020 Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

2020 Winner

2019 Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

2019 Winner

2018 Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

2018 Winner

2017 Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

2017 Winner

2016 Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

2016 Winner

2015 Elementary Nominees Grades 2-3

2015 Winner

2015 was the first year of the Elementary Nutmeg level.