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Award Winners

Nutmeg Award 
Connecticut’s  literary award for children and young adult literature. There are 4 divisions:  Elementary, Intermediate, Teen and High School. Books are nominated by a select group of teachers, librarians and students. Students all over Connecticut read the nominees and vote on their favorite book in April. 

Caldecott Medal
The most distinguished American picture book for children.

Newbery Award
The award for the most distinguished American children’s book. 

Seibert Award
Excellence in non-fiction for children. 

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