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Bold and Brave Women

World Refugee Day Fiction Books for Kids

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

Staff Favorites 2021: Children's Spanish Books

Must-Read Children's Biographies

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

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers

Affirming Gender-Expansive Children’s Books

Great Fiction Books for Tweens

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

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Check Out Our New Children’s Library!

Books to Raise Welcoming Kids

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Investiga misterios con Exploralibros

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Explore The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

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Explore Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Community with Virtual Storytimes in English and Spanish!

This is my eye: a New York story book cover

Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

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

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

Explora Mañanaland de Pam Muñoz Ryan

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

Staff Favorites 2021: Chapter Books

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Ask Questions

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Building Confidence Through Art

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Skills for Developing Readers

Phone-a-Story Number

Phone-a-Story: More than just listening!

Back to School Stories for Preschool and Kindergarten

If You Liked Percy Jackson

Explora La casa de algún día de Julia Durango

Explore Melissa by Alex Gino

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Staff Favorites 2021-- Children's Books

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Explora Lety alza su voz de Angela Cervantes

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

Stories for Denver Days

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

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“Serve and Return” for Building Strong Brains

Staff Favorites 2021: Children's Nonfiction

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

Yasmin the Superhero

Dig Into Awesome Beginning Readers!

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Explore Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard

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Little University

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

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Early Literacy at the Grocery Store

History for Kids

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Talk With Your Baby

World Refugee Day Nonfiction Books for Older Kids

Back to School Stories for Upper Elementary

Explora Melissa por Alex Gino

LGBTQ+ Kids' Books in Spanish

New and Coming Soon Nonfiction Books for Kids of All Ages

Staff Favorites 2021: Children's Graphic Novels

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Book Explorers Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

If You Liked Narwhal and Jelly

Great Nonfiction Books for Tweens

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

Great Books for Toddlers

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2020

Great Books for Babies

Back to School Stories for Early Elementary

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Kids' Books for World Refugee Day

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

Must-Read Cookbooks & Gardening Books

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Explora Yasmin la escritora de Saadia Faruqi

Baby and Nature

Nature Play

DIY Storytime: Movement and play (PDF)

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

Letter Sound Books

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

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2020

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

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Explore Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

Joy and Resistance: Children's Poetry by Black Writers

Anti-Racism eBooks for Kids

Disability Pride Recommendations for Babies - Preschool

World Refugee Day Graphic Novels for Kids

Books to Share When News is Hard

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Explore Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy by Laurel Snyder

Best & Brightest Children's Traditional Stories 2020

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Bright By Text

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

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

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Explore One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2020

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

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Celebrating Gratitude

Anti-Racism Resources for Kids & Families

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Mind full, or Mindful?

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Talk More with Your Baby. Join LENA Start

Children's Books About Trans Kids Thriving

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

World Refugee Day Picture Books for Kids

Great Books for Preschoolers

World Refugee Day Nonfiction Books for Younger Kids

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2020

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

Staff Favorites 2021: Board Books

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Online Homework Tools

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Investigate Mysteries with Book Explorers

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2020

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Indigenous People’s Heritage Month

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

Children's Books That Explain Gender Identity

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

If You Liked Harry Potter

Kids' Books About LGBTQ+ Crushes

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

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

24/7 Online Reference

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Baby Play and Learn

DIY Storytime: Guessing games (PDF)

Raffi's singable songs for the very young

Use music to help your child develop language!

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

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Eat and Learn with Your Food

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

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2020

Must-Read Beginning Readers

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

Book covers of The Ocean Calls, Lali's Feather, I'm Ok, and Listen, Slowly

Celebrate Asian American & Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage

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Resources for Developing Readers

Make Make libros digitales

Introducing MakeMake Spanish eBooks for Children!

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Lee libros acerca de la amistad con Exploralibros

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2020

Staff Favorites 2021: Picture Books

Novels in Verse

Kids' Books About Community Connections and Care

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

Disability Pride Recommendations for Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

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Shake it to the Rhythm!

Children's Books About LGBTQ+ History and Culture

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Explore Child of the Civil Rights Movement by Paula Young Shelton

Disability Pride Recommendations for 4th - 8th Grade

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

Construction Books

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

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Read Books About Friendship with Book Explorers

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2020

Best & Brightest Children's Graphic Novels of 2020

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2020

Abul's Story, Hello Goodbye Dog, and Wink book covers

Disability Pride Month Booklists

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

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Welcome to Reading Kits

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

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Back to School 2022

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STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers

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Explora Soñadores de Yuyi Morales

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Explore Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott

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Kanopy for Kids Free Movie Streaming Service

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Building Early Math Skills

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Creative Curriculum

Children's Books About LGBTQ+ Families

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

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Explore New Kid by Jerry Craft

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

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

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Explore Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại

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Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

Homework Help for Teens

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

Books For Kids Sharing Stories of Homelessness and Housing Instability

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Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2020

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

Staff Favorites 2021: Beginning Readers

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Explore Crossing Bok Chitto and Stone River Crossing by Tim Tingle

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You need a box to think outside of it

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