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Downloads for Kids

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

Storytime Schedule (PDF)

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Back to School Homework Tools

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

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Online Homework Tools

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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2019

RBdigital: Audio eBooks for Kids

Request a Personal Reading List

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Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

Transitional Chapter Books Featuring Kids of Color

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2018

Books to Help With Research and Writing Reports

Egg Shaker

Use Your Shaker Egg

TumbleBooks: Talking Picture Books

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

Homework Help for Teens

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"Play is the Work of Childhood" - Mr. Rogers

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

Little University (PDF)

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

8 Kids' Books About Llamas

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2019

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Matching Colors

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Back to School Books

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Everyday Math

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

Explora for Kids: Research Articles and Facts

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

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Baby Play and Learn

If You Liked Harry Potter

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Reading Nonfiction Books with Babies and Toddlers

Car Time is Fun Time!

Best & Brightest Graphic Novels of 2019

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Featuring Kids of Color

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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

Free Museum and Cultural Passes

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Building Confidence Through Art

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

Adventure Picture Books

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Tips and Recommendations for Beginning Readers

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

Babies Need Words Every Day

Great Fiction Books for 8th Graders

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Play and Learn with Your Food

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2019

Girls Rule! Middle Grade Fiction With Strong Female Characters

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DIY: Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

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Talk With Your Baby

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The Vestibular System and Movement

Best & Brightest Graphic Novels of 2018

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Letter Sound Books

Events for Kids

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Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

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Singing and Memory

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2018

Baby and Nature

Nature Play

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

Great Nonfiction Books for 8th Graders

CultureGrams States

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Learning Outside in Summer

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Pots and Pans: Music for the Brain

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2019

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Read Locally!

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2018

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Help Your Child Get Ready to Read

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

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Conversations, Conversations Everywhere

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander

Holiday Gift Guides for Kids

Check Out a Bookpack

Resources for Talking With Kids About Race

Best & Brightest Poetry of 2018

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2019

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

If You Liked Narwhal and Jelly

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

Holiday Gift Guide: Books for Grades 3-5

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2019

Potty Training Books

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2019

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A Molly Brown Reading List

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LGBTQIA+ Books for Kids and Families

Holiday Gift Guide: Books for Grades K-2

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners


The Past Looks So New!

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Celebrating Gratitude

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Free Tickets for Goodnight Moon at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts!

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2018

Great Books for 2 to 3 Year Olds

Raising globally minded children

Teaching Diversity: A Place to Begin

Best & Brightest Nonfiction Books of 2018

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Creative Curriculum

New Nonfiction Books to Entertain, Educate and Delight

Best & Brightest Biographies of 2018

Holiday Gift Guide: Books for Babies

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Play and Learn with Ice and Water

Raffi's singable songs for the very young

Use music to help your child develop language!

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

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Learning the World

Nonfiction Books for Beginning Readers

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Think Outside the (Crayon) Box for Fun Fine Motor Development

Book Spines

Children's Historical Collection at the Denver Public Library

Great Books for Babies

Holiday Gift Guide: Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers

24/7 Online Reference

If You Liked Percy Jackson

Bookflix: Video Storybooks Paired with Nonfiction eBooks

High School (Gale In Context)

Librarian Recommended Booktalks for K-3rd Graders

Great Nonfiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

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Take a Hike!

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Making Reading a Conversation

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

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Ask Questions

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Find Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

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Spanish Resources at the Denver Public Library

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2019

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2019

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

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You need a box to think outside of it

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2019


Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

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Animals Are Teachers, Too!

Great Fiction Books for 6th Graders

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Read Around the World

Great Fiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

CultureGrams: Information About Countries

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“Serve and Return” for Building Strong Brains

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

Awesome Picture Books for Older Kids

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Meaningful Reading with Family Photo Books

NoveList K-8 Plus: Book Suggestions and Information

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

Nature Play Books

Great Nonfiction Books for 6th Graders

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

Best & Brightest Spanish Books of 2018

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

Must-Read Beginning Readers

Animal Scientists

Great Nonfiction Books for 7th Graders

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

Children's Books to Celebrate Día del niño

Great Fiction Books for 7th Graders

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

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Ready, Play, Write!

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Nonfiction Picture Books That Tell a Story

Books for New Siblings

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Clean Together

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Scavenger Hunt: Make Learning Fun!

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Adding Movement to Songs