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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

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Ask Questions

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

Potty Training Books

Great Nonfiction Books for 6th Graders

Books for Makers

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Free Online eBooks and Audio eBooks for Children

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

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Resources for Finding Comfort and Joy

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers

Great Books for 2 to 3 Year Olds

Storytime Live 9am, 10am, 11am

Storytime Live!

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

Librarian Recommended Booktalks for K-3rd Graders

If You Liked Harry Potter

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Celebrate Dia del niño

Black History Month at the Denver Public Library

Celebrating Black Lives

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Extension Activities for Moo!

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Eat and Learn with Your Food

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Baby Play and Learn

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

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Making Reading a Conversation

Bold and Brave Women

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Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2020

Great Fiction Books for 8th Graders

Anti-Racism Resources for Kids & Families

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Creative Curriculum

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Car Time is Fun Time!

Women's Vote Centennial

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

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Extension Activities for Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

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Online Resources for Reading, Playing and Learning at Home With Kids of All Ages

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Use music to help your child develop language!

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

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Skills for Developing Readers

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Writing Letters and Cards Develops Writing Skills and Appreciate

Listen and Readalong

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Make History With Us!

Awesome Picture Books for Older Kids

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Celebrating Gratitude

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

Fantasy eBooks for Kids in 4th-8th Grade

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Not All Screen Time is Created Equal

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Books Are For More Than Reading!

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Explore One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Yasmin the Superhero

Dig Into Awesome Beginning Readers!

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Comprehension

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Explore The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

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Explore New Kid by Jerry Craft

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

If You Liked Percy Jackson

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2020

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Extension Activities for Pinkalicious: Story Time

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

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Downloads for Kids

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Explore Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret by Bob Shea

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Kanopy for Kids Free Movie Streaming Service

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Extension Activities for Holes

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Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

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

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2020

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Little University Art Activities

Celebrate Pride in June and Always!

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

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Decoding

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

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Extension Activities for Meet Yasmin!

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A Molly Brown Reading List

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Welcome to Reading Kits

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2020

Novels in Verse

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Explore Bear Sees Colors by Karma Wilson

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Explore Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại

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Tough Times Support Kit - Resources for Kids and Families

Cozy Books to Read Together

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

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Explore The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

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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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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

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Virtual Little University

Terrific Graphic Novels for Kids K-2nd Grade

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

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Costumes by the (Children's) Book

Best & Brightest Children's Traditional Stories 2020

Great Fiction Books for 7th Graders

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

Great Fiction Books for 6th Graders

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

If You Liked Narwhal and Jelly

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Botany for Kids

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

Raising globally minded children

Teaching Diversity: A Place to Begin

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Extension Activities for Frog and Toad All Year

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

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Explore The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Fluency

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

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Extension Activities for Fortunately, the Milk

Books to Raise Welcoming Kids

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Extension Activities for Charlotte's Web

Everyday People Who Changed the World

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

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Explore Crossing Bok Chitto and Stone River Crossing by Tim Tingle

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2020

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

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

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Explore Catwings by Ursula K. LeGuin

Nonfiction Books for Beginning Readers

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

I Love Reading!

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

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

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

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Extension Activities for Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

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Shake it to the Rhythm!

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2020

Phone-a-Story Number

Phone-a-Story: More than just listening!

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

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

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Building Confidence Through Art

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Find Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

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Extension Activities for Frog and Toad Stories

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

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Extra! Extra! Get Your Fresh, Excellent, Diverse Children’s and Teen Books Here! 

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Bright By Text

Joy and Resistance: Children's Poetry by Black Writers

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

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You need a box to think outside of it

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Extension Activities for Hamster Princess

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

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Extension Activities for Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

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

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Resources for Finding Peace and Balance

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

Adventure Picture Books

Anti-Racism eBooks for Kids

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Library Programs and Activities for Young Children, Families and Teachers

Transitional Chapter Books Featuring Kids of Color

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Extension Activities for The Infamous Ratsos

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

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Extension Activities for Cakes in Space

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

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Book Discussion and Activities for Kindergarten through 2nd Grade

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Talk More with Your Baby. Join LENA Start

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Queer and Trans People of Color in KidLit

Books to Help With Research and Writing Reports

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Resources for Developing Readers

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Resources for Self-Empowerment

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Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

Best & Brightest Children's Graphic Novels of 2020

DIY Storytime: Movement and play (PDF)

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

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Online Homework Tools

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Explore The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez

DIY Storytime: Guessing games (PDF)

Virtual Baby Storytime

eBooks and eAudiobooks About Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage

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Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

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Extension Activities for The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure

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Let Us Create a Personalized Reading List for Your Child!

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Extension Activities for We're Going On a Bear Hunt

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Extension Activities for Friday Night Wrestlefest

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Extension Activities for Mr. Putter and Tabby Make a Wish

Activity Books for Hanging Out at Home

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)

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

New Nonfiction Books for Kids of All Ages

Children's Books by Indigenous Authors

Girls Rule! Middle Grade Fiction With Strong Female Characters

Children's Books to Celebrate Día del niño

Great Fiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

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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

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STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

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DIY Book Club

Great Nonfiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

Homework Help for Teens

24/7 Online Reference

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Explore Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea by Ben Clanton

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

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Explore Dragons In a Bag by Zetta Elliott

Sharing Stories of Black History

Great Books for Babies

#OwnVoices Stories of Black Heroes

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2020

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Featuring Kids of Color

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Baby Time Is Big Time!

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Building Early Math Skills

Must-Read Beginning Readers

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Book Discussion and Activities for Third through Fifth Grade

Great Nonfiction Books for 8th Graders

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Extension Activities for Up on Bob

Must-Read Cookbooks & Gardening Books

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Free Denver Public Library eBooks and eAudio Books for Children

Great Nonfiction Books for 7th Graders

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Podcasts for Kids

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

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Extension Activities for The Princess In Black

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

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Explore Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Background Knowledge

Book cover: What Good is an E? by Marie Powell

Letter Sound Books

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

Mysteries: The Ultimate Page Turners

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Mind full, or Mindful?

8 Kids' Books About Llamas

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Learning Outside in Summer

Baby and Nature

Nature Play

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Extension Activities for Eerie Elementary: The Science Fair is Freaky!

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Celebrate Women's History

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2020

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Look to the Sky for Creativity and Fun

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

Books: A Hatful of Dragons; We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices; Tap Dancing on the Roof (Sijo) Poems; Other Words for Home

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Books for Kindergarten-2nd Graders!

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Explore Dog Diaries: Buddy

Cozy (and a Few Not-So-Cozy) Winter Chapter Books

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Extension Activities for From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Must-Read Children's Biographies

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Introducing MakeMake Spanish eBooks for Children!

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2020