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Explore Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea by Ben Clanton

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Explore The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

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Free Children's eBooks and Audio eBooks From DPL and Beyond

Best & Brightest Children's Traditional Stories 2020

Great Nonfiction Books for Tweens

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Featuring Kids of Color

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

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

If You Liked Harry Potter

Women's Vote Centennial

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Skills for Developing Readers

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

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Online Homework Tools

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

Listen and Readalong

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Decoding

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2020

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Extension Activities for Up on Bob

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Making Reading a Conversation

Raffi's singable songs for the very young

Use music to help your child develop language!

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Car Time is Fun Time!

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

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Apps for Education and Entertainment

New Nonfiction Books for Kids of All Ages

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

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

Storytime Live 9am, 10am, 11am

Storytime Live!

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2020

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Fluency

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Little University Art Activities

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

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Building Early Math Skills

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Let Us Create a Personalized Reading List for Your Child!

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Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Explore Dog Diaries: Buddy

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

Joy and Resistance: Children's Poetry by Black Writers

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Comprehension

If You Liked Percy Jackson

24/7 Online Reference

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

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Letter Sound Books

Great Books for Preschoolers

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Explore New Kid by Jerry Craft

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Explore Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại

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

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Introducing MakeMake Spanish eBooks for Children!

#OwnVoices Stories of Black Heroes

Great Fiction Books for Tweens

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Bright By Text

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

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Find Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Background Knowledge

Sharing Stories of Black History

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

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STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers

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Free Online eBooks and Audio eBooks for Children

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Botany for Kids

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

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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2020

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

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

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You need a box to think outside of it

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Shake it to the Rhythm!

Black History Month at the Denver Public Library

Celebrating Black Lives

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

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Baby Play and Learn

Must-Read Cookbooks & Gardening Books

Yasmin the Superhero

Dig Into Awesome Beginning Readers!

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

Potty Training Books

Homework Help for Teens

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Kanopy for Kids Free Movie Streaming Service

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Explore The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

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Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

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Tough Times Support Kit - Resources for Kids and Families

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Resources for Finding Comfort and Joy

Books to Raise Welcoming Kids

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

Great Books for Toddlers

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Ask Questions

Kids' Books About Community Connections and Care

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Welcome to Reading Kits

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

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Celebrate Día del niño

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

Books For Kids Sharing Stories of Homelessness and Housing Instability

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

If You Liked Narwhal and Jelly

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Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

Anti-Racism eBooks for Kids

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

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Virtual Little University

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

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Resources for Developing Readers

Must-Read Beginning Readers

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Explore Dragons In a Bag by Zetta Elliott

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

Children's Books to Celebrate Día del niño

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

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Explore Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret by Bob Shea

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Explore Crossing Bok Chitto and Stone River Crossing by Tim Tingle

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

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Explore The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

Transitional Chapter Books Featuring Kids of Color

Children's Books by Indigenous Authors

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2020

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Building Confidence Through Art

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

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Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

Novels in Verse

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

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Celebrate Women's History

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Explore One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Celebrate Pride in June and Always!

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

DIY Storytime: Guessing games (PDF)

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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

Nonfiction Books for Beginning Readers

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Look to the Sky for Creativity and Fun

Diversión en español para niños 0-5 años; todos los martes, de 3:30-4:00. Para inscribirse, visite la página https://www.denverl

“Diversión en español”: Eventos virtuales para niños desde el nacimiento a los 5 años (Virtual Events for 0-6 year olds)

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

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Explore Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy by Laurel Snyder

Great Books for Babies

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

Baby and Nature

Nature Play

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Explore Bear Sees Colors by Karma Wilson

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

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Eat and Learn with Your Food

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Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

Best & Brightest Children's Graphic Novels of 2020

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Celebrating Gratitude

DIY Storytime: Movement and play (PDF)

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

Must-Read Children's Biographies

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Creative Curriculum

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Talk More with Your Baby. Join LENA Start

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

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Explore Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

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

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

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2020

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Resources for Self-Empowerment

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

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Writing Letters and Cards Develops Writing Skills and Appreciate

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Resources for Finding Peace and Balance

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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Explore Catwings by Ursula K. LeGuin

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

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Explore The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for Babies - Preschoolers

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2020

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2020

Affirming Gender-Expansive Children’s Books

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Free Denver Public Library eBooks and eAudio Books for Children

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

Bold and Brave Women

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2020

Virtual Baby Storytime

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Books Are For More Than Reading!

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

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Queer and Trans People of Color in KidLit

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2020

Phone-a-Story Number

Phone-a-Story: More than just listening!

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Mind full, or Mindful?

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A Molly Brown Reading List

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

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

Adventure Picture Books

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

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

Librarian Recommended Booktalks for K-3rd Graders

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2020

Activity Books for Hanging Out at Home

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Not All Screen Time is Created Equal