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Teaching Diversity: A Place to Begin

Phone-a-Story Number

Phone-a-Story: More than just listening!

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Extension Activities for The Infamous Ratsos

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Extension Activities for Frog and Toad All Year

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

Read Alouds for Kindergarten-Grade 2 and Grades 3-5

Read Alouds for Kindergarten-5th Grade

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Extension Activities for Fortunately, the Milk

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

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Help your child get ready to write!

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

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You need a box to think outside of it

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Talk With Your Baby

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Extension Activities for Friday Night Wrestlefest

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Creative Curriculum

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

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

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Explore Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại

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Baby Time Is Big Time!

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

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

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Kanopy for Kids Free Movie Streaming Service

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Help Your Child Get Ready to Read

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Disability Experiences in Chapter Books

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Make History With Us!

Happy Summer! Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Great Fiction Books for 7th Graders

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

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

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

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Building Early Math Skills

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 8th Graders

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2019

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

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Artsy Activities You Can Do at Home

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Bright By Text

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Extension Activities for Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off

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A Molly Brown Reading List

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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

Librarian Recommended Booktalks for K-3rd Graders

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Women's Vote Centennial for Kids

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

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Downloads for Kids

Girls Rule! Middle Grade Fiction With Strong Female Characters

Book cover The Frog and Toad Collection

Extension Activities for Frog and Toad Stories

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Find Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

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Learning Outside in Summer

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Car Time is Fun Time!

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Talk More with Your Baby. Join LENA Start

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Extension Activities for The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure

Activity Books for Hanging Out at Home

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Online Homework Tools

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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

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Dance Party!

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

Nonfiction Books for Beginning Readers

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Botany for Kids

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

8 Kids' Books About Llamas

Collage of cover images of the books "King and the Dragonflies," "When Aidan Became a Big Brother," and "The Boy and the Bindi."

Queer and Trans People of Color in KidLit

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Shake it to the Rhythm!

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2019

Group sledding in Denver by Harry Rhodes (taken between 1920 and 1940)

Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

Best & Brightest Graphic Novels of 2019

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

Yasmin the Superhero

Dig Into Awesome Beginning Readers!

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

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

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Podcasts for Kids

Anti-Racism Resources for Kids & Families

Book cover Meet Yasmin!

Extension Activities for Meet Yasmin!

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Baby Play and Learn

DIY Storytime: Movement and play (PDF)

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Extension Activities for Up on Bob

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2019

Book Spines

Children's Historical Collection at the Denver Public Library

Transitional Chapter Books Featuring Kids of Color

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

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

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Meaningful Reading with Family Photo Books

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Free Online eBooks and Audio eBooks for Children

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2019

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Building Confidence Through Art

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

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Tell Me a Story

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The Vestibular System and Movement

Great Books for Babies

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Animals Are Teachers, Too!

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

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Extension Activities for Charlotte's Web

Adventure Picture Books

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 6th Graders

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

24/7 Online Reference

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Read Around the World

Anti-Racism eBooks for Kids

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Photography with Toddlers

This is my eye: a New York story book cover

Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

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Slow Down With Your Child

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

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Making Reading a Conversation

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

If You Liked Percy Jackson

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Help Your Child Practice Reading at Home

Storytime Live 9am, 10am, 11am

Storytime Live!

I Love Reading!

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

Awesome Picture Books for Older Kids

RBdigital: Audio eBooks for Kids

Raffi's singable songs for the very young

Use music to help your child develop language!

Check Out a Bookpack

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Eat and Learn with Your Food

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Clean Together

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Free Denver Public Library eBooks and eAudio Books for Children

Great Fiction Books for 8th Graders

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

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

If You Liked Harry Potter

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Paint with Water

eBooks and eAudiobooks About Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage

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Look to the Sky for Creativity and Fun

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Sensory Play: Learning Through the Senses

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

Child Among Wildflowers

Nature Walk Scavenger Hunt

Great Books for 2 to 3 Year Olds

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STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers

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

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

DIY Storytime: Guessing games (PDF)

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Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

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

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Featuring Kids of Color

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2019

If You Liked Narwhal and Jelly

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Extension Activities for We're Going On a Bear Hunt

Book cover Cakes in Space

Extension Activities for Cakes in Space

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 7th Graders

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Incorporating Literacy Into Play

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Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

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“Serve and Return” for Building Strong Brains

Book cover Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible

Extension Activities for Hamster Princess

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2019

Must-Read Beginning Readers

Baby and Nature

Nature Play

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers

Book cover Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

Extension Activities for Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

Great Fiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

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

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

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Let Us Create a Personalized Reading List for Your Child!

Great Fiction Books for 6th Graders

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

Letter Sound Books

Terrific Graphic Novels for Kids K-2nd Grade

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

New Nonfiction Books for Kids of All Ages

Book cover Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Extension Activities for Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

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

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Scavenger Hunt: Make Learning Fun!

Fantasy eBooks for Kids in 4th-8th Grade

Celebrate Pride in June and Always!

Book Cover Pinkalicious: Story Time

Extension Activities for Pinkalicious: Story Time

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

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2019

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Resources for Developing Readers

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

Homework Help for Teens

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 6 años (Virtual Events for 0-6 year olds)

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

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

Toddler playing drums with pots and wooden spoons

Pots and Pans: Music for the Brain

Potty Training Books

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2019

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Nonfiction Picture Books That Tell a Story

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Mind full, or Mindful?

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

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Skills for Developing Readers

Book cover Mr. Putter and Tabby Make a Wish

Extension Activities for Mr. Putter and Tabby Make a Wish

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

Book cover The Princess in Black

Extension Activities for The Princess In Black

Book cover Eerie Elementary: The Science Fair is Freaky!

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2019

Apps for Education and Entertainment

Book cover Moo!

Extension Activities for Moo!

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Crossing the Midlines

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Extension Activities for Holes

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2019

Books to Help With Research and Writing Reports

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Dramatic Play

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Ask Questions