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World Refugee Day Graphic Novels for Kids

Yasmin the Superhero

Dig Into Awesome Beginning Readers!

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STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers

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Introducing MakeMake Spanish eBooks for Children!

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Explore Yasmin the Writer by Saadia Faruqi

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Phone-a-Story: More than just listening!

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Explore Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott

Children's Books by Indigenous Authors

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Resources for Developing Readers

DIY Storytime: Movement and play (PDF)

Staff Favorites 2021: Chapter Books

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

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Nature Play

Celebrate AA.NH/PI Heritage Month with Books for Kindergarten - 2nd Graders

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2020

Librarian Recommended Booktalks for K-3rd Graders

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Explore Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

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Celebrate Indigenous People's Heritage Month with Book Explorers

If You Liked Harry Potter

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Investiga misterios con Exploralibros

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Creative Curriculum

Children's Books About Trans Kids Thriving

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Explore Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy by Laurel Snyder

Staff Favorites 2021: Board Books

Homework Help for Teens

Affirming Gender-Expansive Children’s Books

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Skills for Developing Readers

New and Coming Soon Nonfiction Books for Kids of All Ages

Children's Books That Explain Gender Identity

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2020

Children's Books About LGBTQ+ Families

Staff Favorites 2021: Children's Spanish Books

Books to Raise Welcoming Kids

History for Kids

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Celebre el Mes de la Herencia de los Pueblos Indígenas con Exploralibros

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2020

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Letter Sound Books

Raffi's singable songs for the very young

Use music to help your child develop language!

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2020

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Read Books About Friendship with Book Explorers

24/7 Online Reference

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Welcome to Reading Kits

Children's Books About LGBTQ+ History and Culture

Celebrate AA.NH/PI Heritage Month with Books for 6th - 8th Graders

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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

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Kanopy for Kids Free Movie Streaming Service

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Children's Books Featuring Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Characters

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

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Online Resources for Reading at Home With Kids in 6th-8th Grade

Celebrate Pride with Virtual Storytimes in English and Spanish!

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2020

DIY Storytime: Set up a good literacy foundation (PDF)

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

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Celebrating Asian American & Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Celebrating Gratitude

Staff Favorites 2021: Picture Books

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Staff Favorites 2021-- Children's Books

LGBTQ+ Kids' Books in Spanish

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Online Resources for Learning at Home With Kids in 6th-8th Grade

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Explore Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại

Kids' Books About Community Connections and Care

Great Books for Preschoolers

Great Books for Babies

Staff Favorites 2021: Children's Graphic Novels

LGBTQ+ Black, Indigenous and People of Color in Children's Literature

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Let Us Create a Personalized Reading List for Your Child!

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Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

Cuentacuentos casero: Ayuden a sus hijos aprender del mundo a su alrededor (PDF)

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

Must-Read Beginning Readers

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Building Early Math Skills

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

DIY Storytime: Guessing games (PDF)

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

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You need a box to think outside of it

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

Celebrate Lunar New Year

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Explore One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Must-Read Children's Biographies

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Talk More with Your Baby. Join LENA Start

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Eat and Learn with Your Food

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Kids' Books for World Refugee Day

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“Serve and Return” for Building Strong Brains

World Refugee Day Picture Books for Kids

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Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

World Refugee Day Fiction Books for Kids

Children's Books to Celebrate Juneteenth

Celebrate AA.NH/PI Heritage Month with Books for 3rd - 5th Graders

Anti-Racism Resources for Kids & Families

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Explora Yasmin la escritora de Saadia Faruqi

Cuentacuentos casero: Introducir a su niño(a) a las habilidades de alfabetización temprana (PDF)

Explora La historia de Melissa (George) por Alex Gino

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2020

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

Best & Brightest Children's Graphic Novels of 2020


Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

Staff Favorites 2021: Beginning Readers

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Shake it to the Rhythm!

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Explore Crossing Bok Chitto and Stone River Crossing by Tim Tingle

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Virtual Little University

Great Nonfiction Books for Tweens

Joy and Resistance: Children's Poetry by Black Writers

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Online Homework Tools

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Explora Lety alza su voz de Angela Cervantes

Book Covers: Kick It, Mo!, Fox is Late, King & Kayla and the Case of the Mysterious Mouse, Charlie & Mouse

Tips and Recommendations for Developing Readers

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Lee libros acerca de la amistad con Exploralibros

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Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

DIY Storytime: Exploration of the natural world around us (PDF)

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

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Indigenous People’s Heritage Month

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Explore New Kid by Jerry Craft

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Sora: Connect Your Denver Public Schools and Denver Public Library Overdrive Accounts

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

Must-Read Cookbooks & Gardening Books

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Celebrate AA.NH/PI Heritage Month with Books for Babies - Preschoolers

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Explore Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka

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5 Ways Parents and Caregivers Can Support Kids' Reading Development at Home

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Book Explorers Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Books to Share When News is Hard

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

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Resources for Finding Peace and Balance

Children's Books for Women's History Month

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Mind full, or Mindful?

Women's Vote Centennial

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Car Time is Fun Time!

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Explore Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

Bold and Brave Women

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Bright By Text

Anti-Racism eBooks for Kids

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Free Denver Public Library eBooks and eAudio Books for Children

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

La imagen muestra las portadas de cuatro libros.

Exploralibros celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

World Refugee Day Nonfiction Books for Younger Kids

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2020

Great Fiction Books for Tweens

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A Molly Brown Reading List

Books For Kids Sharing Stories of Homelessness and Housing Instability

Staff Favorites 2021: Children's Nonfiction

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Talk With Your Baby

World Refugee Day Nonfiction Books for Older Kids

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2020

Best & Brightest Children's Traditional Stories 2020

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Building Confidence Through Art

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Explore Child of the Civil Rights Movement by Paula Young Shelton

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Making Reading a Conversation

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Lexile? AR? F&P? What's the Story With Reading Levels?

Great Books for Toddlers

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

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Check Out Our New Children’s Library!

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2020

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Explore The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Explore Melissa by Alex Gino

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

Nonfiction Books for Beginning Readers

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Ask Questions

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

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Investigate Mysteries with Book Explorers

If You Liked Percy Jackson

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Cuentacuentos casero: Explorar el mundo natural que nos rodea (PDF)

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Free Online eBooks and Audio eBooks for Children

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

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Baby Play and Learn

Novels in Verse

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

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Early Literacy at the Grocery Store

Construction Books

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2020

Cuentacuentos casero: Establecer una buena base de alfabetización (PDF)

Explora Mañanaland de Pam Muñoz Ryan

Kids' Books About LGBTQ+ Crushes

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers