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Baby Play and Learn

Listen and Readalong

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Explora Lety alza su voz de Angela Cervantes

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2020

Librarian Recommended Booktalks for K-3rd Graders

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

Black History Month at the Denver Public Library

Celebrating Black Lives

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Explore King & Kayla and the Case of the Secret Code by Dori Hillestad Butler

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Let Us Create a Personalized Reading List for Your Child!

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Books Are For More Than Reading!

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

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Resources for Finding Peace and Balance

Great Fiction Books for Tweens

If You Liked Narwhal and Jelly

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Tough Times Support Kit - Resources for Kids and Families

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Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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If You Liked Percy Jackson

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Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

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Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

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Talk More with Your Baby. Join LENA Start

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Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2020

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Ask Questions

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

Children's Books to Celebrate Día del niño

Activity Books for Hanging Out at Home

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Free Denver Public Library eBooks and eAudio Books for Children

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2020

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Find Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

Affirming Gender-Expansive Children’s Books

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Making Reading a Conversation

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

Sharing Stories of Black History

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Resources for Finding Comfort and Joy

Explora Mañanaland de Pam Muñoz Ryan

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Online Resources for Learning at Home With Kids in 3rd-5th Grade

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2020

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Online Resources for Learning at Home With Kids in Kindergarten-2nd Grade

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Comprehension

Women's Vote Centennial

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

Phone-a-Story Number

Phone-a-Story: More than just listening!

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

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Use music to help your child develop language!

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Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

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

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Little University Art Activities

Bold and Brave Women

Great Books for Babies

Yasmin the Superhero

Dig Into Awesome Beginning Readers!

Must-Read Children's Biographies

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Explore Bear Sees Colors by Karma Wilson

Great Books for Toddlers

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STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers

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Explore The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

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Explore Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy by Laurel Snyder

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2020

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Online Resources for Playing at Home With Kids in 3rd-5th Grade

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Explore Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard

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Explore New Kid by Jerry Craft

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Online Resources for Reading at Home With Kids in Kindergarten-2nd Grade

Virtual Baby Storytime

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Explore Crossing Bok Chitto and Stone River Crossing by Tim Tingle

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

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Creative Curriculum

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

Novels in Verse

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Shake it to the Rhythm!

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Celebrate Women's History

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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2020

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

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Bright By Text

Best & Brightest Children's Graphic Novels of 2020

Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott

Always Available! There's No Wait for These eBooks and Audiobooks.

Baby and Nature

Nature Play

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2020

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Eat and Learn with Your Food

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Extension Activities for Up on Bob

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Skills for Developing Readers

Explora La casa de algún día de Julia Durango

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Queer and Trans People of Color in KidLit

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2020

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Virtual Little University

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Background Knowledge

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Online Homework Tools

Storytime Live 9am, 10am, 11am

Storytime Live!

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Apps for Education and Entertainment

Best & Brightest Children's Traditional Stories 2020

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Decoding

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

Books For Kids Sharing Stories of Homelessness and Housing Instability

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for Kindergarten - 2nd Graders

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2020

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

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

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Mind full, or Mindful?

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Explore Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka

Kids' Books About Community Connections and Care

Transitional Chapter Books Featuring Kids of Color

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2020

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

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Online Resources for Reading, Playing and Learning at Home With Kids Birth-5 Years Old

Great Books for Preschoolers

New and Coming Soon Nonfiction Books for Kids of All Ages

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

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Explore Dog Diaries: Buddy

Homework Help for Teens

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

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Fluency

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

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Explore One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for 3rd - 5th Graderes

#OwnVoices Stories of Black Heroes

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for Babies - Preschoolers

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Letter Sound Books

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You need a box to think outside of it

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

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

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Happy Summer!

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for 6th - 8th Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

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Kanopy for Kids Free Movie Streaming Service

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

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Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

Children's Books by Indigenous Authors

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Celebrate Pride this June and Always!

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Writing Letters and Cards Develops Writing Skills and Appreciate

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Explore The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

Celebrate Pride in June and Always!

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Celebrate Día del niño

DIY Storytime: Guessing games (PDF)

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

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

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Resources for Self-Empowerment

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

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Building Early Math Skills

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Free Online eBooks and Audio eBooks for Children

24/7 Online Reference

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

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A Molly Brown Reading List

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Explore Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

Potty Training Books

DIY Storytime: Movement and play (PDF)

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Resources for Developing Readers

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Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

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Explore Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott

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Explore Child of the Civil Rights Movement by Paula Young Shelton

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

Great Nonfiction Books for Tweens

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Welcome to Reading Kits

Adventure Picture Books

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Explora Soñadores de Yuyi Morales

Explore Melissa's Story (George) by Alex Gino

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Car Time is Fun Time!

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Online Resources for Reading at Home With Kids in 3rd-5th Grade

Nonfiction Books for Beginning Readers

Anti-Racism eBooks for Kids

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

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

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

If You Liked Harry Potter

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Celebrating Gratitude

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

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Featuring Kids of Color

Joy and Resistance: Children's Poetry by Black Writers

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

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Introducing MakeMake Spanish eBooks for Children!

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Building Confidence Through Art

Must-Read Beginning Readers

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Online Resources for Playing at Home With Kids in Kindergarten-2nd Grade

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Explore Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại