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New & Coming Soon K-2nd Grade Books - January, 2017

Book cover: Dance! Dance! Underpants! by Bob Shea

Best Beginning Reader of the Year!

New & Coming Soon Nonfiction for Kids - January, 2017

New & Coming Soon 3rd-5th Grade Books - January, 2017

eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

New & Coming Soon Toddler-Preschooler Books - January, 2017

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Get your fingers moving, shake off that summer dust!

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Learn New Words: Read Picture Books!


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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2016

Children as Little Scientists

Making reading fun

Developing Readers of the Future

Random small objects

Shape Sorting

Novels in Verse

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

Talking Picture Books

Picture Books About Being Your Best Self

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Fold the Laundry Together

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Color Hunt

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2016

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

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Sign Language

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

Books for Toddlers Who Are about to Become New Siblings

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Paint in the Bathtub

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Grocery Shopping Doesn’t Have to be a Chore

Terrific Graphic Novels for Kids 3rd-5th Grade

Understanding Grief and Loss

Best & Brightest Graphic Novels of 2016


Cover of It's R! by Warren Rylands

Letter Sound Books

Best & Brightest Poetry of 2016

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

Great Fiction Books for 8th Graders

If You Liked Percy Jackson

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Teach Your Child to Cook

Potty Training Books from the Nonfiction Section

Best & Brightest Nonfiction Books of 2016

8 Books to Prepare Preschoolers for a New Sibling

book covers: Don't Throw It to Mo!, Waiting is Not Easy!, Mac & Cheese, and Pug

Tips and Recommendations for Beginning Readers

Great Nonfiction Books for 7th Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

Best & Brightest Biographies of 2016

Great Books for Babies

Great Books for 2 to 3 Year Olds

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

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Take Some Pictures

Great Fiction Books for 7th Graders

Books You Can Sing

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2016


Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

When It's Time to Move, Books Can Help

Picture Books about Potty Training

Watch Ivory Soap Grow to Six Times Its Size!

Mysteries: The Ultimate Page Turners

New Year, New Hobby: Books to Inspire Kids

CO Play and Learn - Early Literacy App for Parents and Caregivers

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

If You Liked Harry Potter

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

Dance Party!

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

Nonfiction Books About Being Your Best Self

Homework Help for Teens

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

Explora: Articles from Kids Magazines

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Use Big Words

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Phone-a-Story: Don’t just listen to it…

No Need for Expensive Toys

Books and Media for Kids, Anytime, Anywhere

Paint with Water

Making Friends

Video Storybooks Paired with Nonfiction eBooks

Making the Jump: Beginning Chapter Books

Chapter Books to Read Aloud

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Travel Activities

Great Nonfiction Books for 8th Graders

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

Student Resources in Context: Social Studies and Current Events Info

8 Books for Video Game-Obsessed Kids

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2016

2016 CLEL Bell Winners

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2016

Events for Kids

Things to Do in the Car

24/7 Online Reference

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Messy Writing

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CultureGrams: Research Countries and States

Book Spines

Children's Historical Collection at the Denver Public Library

Dinner Time Can Be Talking Time

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 6th Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

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Don't Limit Yourself to Fiction Books

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DIY: Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

Best & Brightest Spanish/Bilingual Books of 2016

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Shape Tracing

Help! My Paper is Due Tomorrow

Terrific Graphic Novels for Kids K-2nd Grade

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Volunteer with the Denver Public Library Read Aloud Program

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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Shape Scavenger Hunt

Your Holiday Memories As a Language Development Tool

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

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What To Do With All That Junk Mail

Great Fiction Books for 6th Graders

Screen Capture of Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8: Great for Book Reports

Great Fiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

Books to Raise Welcoming Kids