Scholars Unlimited Book Reading Campaign

Literacy is at the heart of the work we do and is the foundation for academic success. We are excited to share this online book library with you. Books unlock imagination, and we hope our scholars will dream up exciting next chapters for themselves.

A special thank you to all of our guest readers who lent their time and talent to bring these readings to life.

Visit us each week to see our newest readings!


The Skin You Live In
Author and Illustrator:
 Michael Tyler, David Lee Csicsko
Published by: Chicago Children’s Museum
Reader:  Jolon Clark, Councilman for Lucky District 7

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Wilma Jean the Worry Machine
Author and Illustrator:
 Julia Cook, Anita DuFalla
Published by: National Center for Youth Issues
Reader:  Kayla Grayson-Yizar, Principal at Florida Pitt Waller ECE-8

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Evelyn del Rey Is Moving Away/Evelyn Del Rey se muda
Author and Illustrator:
 Meg Medina, Sonia Sanchez
Published by: Candlewick Press
English Reader: Kimberly Baca, MSU student majoring in Accounting
Spanish Reader: Adonia Arteaga, Ricardo Flores Magón Academy

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The Boy with the Big, Big Feelings
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thor and Illustrator:  Britney Winn Lee, Jacob Souva
Published by: Beaming Books
Reader: Shelley Boberschmidt, Principal at College View Elementary School

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Leo the Bloomer/Leo, El Retoño Tardío
Author and Illustrator:
 Robert Kraus, José Aruego
Published by: Candlewick Press
English Reader: Michael Crews, Policy Director at One Colorado
Spanish Reader: Marisol Cruz, Senior Consultant at ResultsLab

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Mango, Abuela, and Me
Author and Illustrator:  Meg Medina, Angela Dominguez
Published by: Candlewick Press
Reader: Jamie Torres, Councilwoman District 3

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Mango, Abuela y Yo


At the Mountain’s Base
Author and Illustrator:  Traci Sorell, Weshoyot Alvitre
Published by: Kokila
Reader: Rowena Alegria Chief Storyteller, Office of Storytelling | City and County of Denver

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What Do You Do with an Idea?
Author and Illustrator:  Kobi Yamada, Mae Besom
Published by: Compendium
Reader:  Alejandro Monarez, Senior Attorney at the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

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Enemy Pie/Pastel para enemigos
Author and Illustrator:  Derek Munson, Tara Calahan King
Published by: Chronicle Books
English Reader: Andre Washington, Senior Manager at Denver Public Schools.
Spanish Reader: Jenn Pressman, Teacher/Coordinator for Programa Familiar de Lenguaje at Valdez Elementary

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A Boy Like You
Author and Illustrator:  Frank Murphy, Kayla Harren
Published by: Sleeping Bear Press
Reader: Rachel Hubbard, Director of Early Learning

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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
Author and Illustrator: Carmen Agra Deedy, Eugene Yelchin
Published by: Scholastic
Reader: Lisana Munoz, Deputy Director of Community Partnerships at Denver Human Services

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El gallito ruidoso


All Welcome Here
Author and Illustrator: Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman 
Published by: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Reader: Marlene Marquez, MSU Student

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The World We Choose
Author and Illustrator: Kevin Kunkel, Melissa Favorite
Published by: Beaver’s Pond Press
Reader: Kevin Kunkel

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Ricky, the Rock that Couldn’t Roll (The “You Rock” Group)
Author and Illustrator: Jay Miletsky, Erin Wozniak
Published by: New Paige Press
Reader: Sean Choi, Scholars Unlimited Board President

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Dreamers/Soñadores
Author and Illustrator: Yuyi Morales
Published by: Neal Porter Books
Readers:
Thalia Rodriguez, Senior Administrative Support at Jefferson Center and MSU Student
Paola Ramirez, Director of Family and Community Partnership at RESCHOOL Colorado

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Be Kind
Author and Illustrator: Pat Zietlow Miller, Jen Hill
Published by: Roaring Brook Press
Reader: Stacie Gilmore, Council President and Councilwoman, District 11

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A New Kind of Wild
Author and Illustrator: Zara Gonzalez Hoang
Published by: Dial Books for Young Readers
Reader: Kristin Rozansky, Scholars Unlimited Board Member

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Anh’s Anger
Author and Illustrator: Gail Silver, Christiane Kromer
Published by: Plum Blossom Books
Reader: James Shemwell, Music Teacher at Harris Park Elementary School

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I Am Every Good Thing
Author and Illustrator: Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James 
Published by: Penguin Random House
Reader: Ali Duncan,  Founder of Urban Sanctuary 

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Iggy Peck, Architect
Author and Illustrator: Andrea Beaty, David Roberts
Published by: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Reader: Nancy Richey, Harris Park Elementary School Principal

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Call Me Tree/Llámame árbol (Bilingual Edition)
Author and Illustrator: Maya Christina Gonzalez
Published by: Lee and Low Books
Reader: Lorena Fajardo, Medical Interpreter at Children’s Hospital Colorado

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I Am Enough
Author and Illustrator: Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo 
Published by: HarperCollins Publisher
Reader: Bobby LeFebre, Colorado Poet Laureate

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