2017 Gate City Book Award Winner
September 2016

The Gate City Book Award is sponsored each year by Librarians at each elementary school in Nashua. The Librarians selected 20 books that are well written as well as intriguing as nominees. 

Librarians have announced the 
2016-2017 list of nominees for your reference. Happy reading!

Voting takes place each April during classroom visits to the libraries.
In April 2016, in a landslide with 132 votes cast, third and fourth grade students voted Sidekicks by Dan Santat as the winner of the 2016 Gate City Book Award.  

  • Winner (132 votes): Sidekicks, by Dan Santat
  • Runnerup (87 votes - tie for second):  Big Bad Dectective Agencyby Bruce Hale
  • Runnerup (87 votes - tie for second):  The Terrible Two, by Jory John and Mac Barnett

What great book will win in April 2017? Stay tuned and stay reading. Our readers will decide!