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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Fluency

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

If You Liked Harry Potter

Listen and Readalong

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Explore Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka

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

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Mind full, or Mindful?

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Explore Dog Diaries: Buddy

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

Great Books for Preschoolers

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2020

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Explore One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

This is my eye: a New York story book cover

Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

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Resources for Finding Comfort and Joy

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Explore Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders


Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

Yasmin the Superhero

Dig Into Awesome Beginning Readers!

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Resources for Finding Peace and Balance

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Resources for Self-Empowerment

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

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

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Explore Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott

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Tough Times Support Kit - Resources for Kids and Families

DIY Storytime: Movement and play (PDF)

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

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Celebrate Women's History

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Books Are For More Than Reading!

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Explore Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại

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Ask Questions

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

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

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

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You need a box to think outside of it

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2020

Women's Vote Centennial

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

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2020

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

Explore Melissa's Story (George) by Alex Gino

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for Kindergarten - 2nd Graders

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Creative Curriculum

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for 3rd - 5th Graderes

Starting School Books for Preschoolers and Kindergartners

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

Explora La historia de Melissa (George) por Alex Gino

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Explore The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Bold and Brave Women

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

Explora Mañanaland de Pam Muñoz Ryan

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Virtual Little University

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Comprehension

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Explora Yasmin la escritora de Saadia Faruqi

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Free Denver Public Library eBooks and eAudio Books for Children

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

Children's Books by Indigenous Authors

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2020

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

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Explore New Kid by Jerry Craft

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

Kids' Books About Community Connections and Care

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Resources for Developing Readers

DIY Storytime: Guessing games (PDF)

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

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

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Letter Sound Books

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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2020

Best & Brightest Children's Traditional Stories 2020

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Back to School!

Explora La casa de algún día de Julia Durango

Transitional Chapter Books Featuring Kids of Color

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Baby Play and Learn

If You Liked Narwhal and Jelly

Anti-Racism Resources for Kids & Families

24/7 Online Reference

Great Nonfiction Books for Tweens

Virtual Baby Storytime

Homework Help for Teens

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Free Online eBooks and Audio eBooks for Children

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

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Exploralibros celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Nonfiction Books for Beginning Readers

Black History Month at the Denver Public Library

Celebrating Black Lives

Great Fiction Books for Tweens

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Background Knowledge

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2020

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

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Digital Welcome to Reading Kit: Decoding

Potty Training Books

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

Sharing Stories of Black History

Phone-a-Story Number

Phone-a-Story: More than just listening!

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

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for 6th - 8th Graders

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Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

Great Books for Toddlers

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Explore Crossing Bok Chitto and Stone River Crossing by Tim Tingle

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A Molly Brown Reading List

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

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

If You Liked Percy Jackson

Children's Books to Celebrate Día del niño

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers

New and Coming Soon Nonfiction Books for Kids of All Ages

Books For Kids Sharing Stories of Homelessness and Housing Instability

Baby and Nature

Nature Play

Must-Read Beginning Readers

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Car Time is Fun Time!

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Skills for Developing Readers

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Celebrating Gratitude

Must-Read Children's Biographies

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Books for Babies - Preschoolers

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

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Explore Yasmin the Writer by Saadia Faruqi

Anti-Racism eBooks for Kids

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

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Explore Child of the Civil Rights Movement by Paula Young Shelton

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Explore Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes

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Making Reading a Conversation

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Let Us Create a Personalized Reading List for Your Child!

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

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

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Explore The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

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Eat and Learn with Your Food

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

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Little University Art Activities

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Shake it to the Rhythm!

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Featuring Kids of Color

Books to Raise Welcoming Kids

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Online Homework Tools

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2020

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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Explora Soñadores de Yuyi Morales

Make Make libros digitales

Introducing MakeMake Spanish eBooks for Children!

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2020

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

Great Books for Babies

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Bright By Text

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

Best & Brightest Children's Graphic Novels of 2020

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

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Kanopy for Kids Free Movie Streaming Service

Affirming Gender-Expansive Children’s Books

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Queer and Trans People of Color in KidLit

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

Novels in Verse

Contents of a Welcome to Reading kit. Four books, an activity and a tips sheet.

Welcome to Reading Kits

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

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

Librarian Recommended Booktalks for K-3rd Graders

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Building Confidence Through Art

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

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Talk More with Your Baby. Join LENA Start

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Explora Lety alza su voz de Angela Cervantes

Storytime Live 9am, 10am, 11am

Storytime Live!

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

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Find Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

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Book Explorers Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

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Writing Letters and Cards Develops Writing Skills and Appreciate

Celebrate Pride in June and Always!

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

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

Joy and Resistance: Children's Poetry by Black Writers

#OwnVoices Stories of Black Heroes

Back to School Books for Elementary Schoolers

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

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

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Building Early Math Skills

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

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

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2020

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Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

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Apps for Education and Entertainment

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

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Explore Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy by Laurel Snyder

Raffi's singable songs for the very young

Use music to help your child develop language!

Activity Books for Hanging Out at Home

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Extension Activities for Up on Bob

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

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2020

Adventure Picture Books

Must-Read Cookbooks & Gardening Books