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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.

Hot Off the Press!

Blue Sky White Stars 

Author and Illustrator: Sarvinder Naberhaus, Kadir Nelson
Published by: Dial Books
Reader: Cameron Pourhassanian, UMB Bank Branch Manager

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La Manta de Maya (Spanish Version)

Author and Illustrator: Monica Brown, David Diaz
Published by: Children’s Book Press
Reader: Layla Herrera, Mexicana Universal Colorado USA 2021

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Maya’s Blanket (English Version)

Author and Illustrator: Monica Brown, David Diaz
Published by: Children’s Book Press
Reader: Marlene Marquez, Student at MSU Denver

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The Proudest Blue  

Author and Illustrator: S. K. Ali, Hatem Aly
Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Reader: Cindy Turgeman, UMB Banker

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Sing, Don’t Cry  

Author and Illustrator: Angela Dominguez
Published by:  Henry Holt and Co.
Reader: Becky Schafer, UMB Banker 2

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Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion 

(Spanish Version)

Author and Illustrator: Gabi Garcia, Ying Hui Tan
Published by:  Skinned Knee Publishing
Reader: Carolina Gibson, Student

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Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion

Author and Illustrator: Gabi Garcia, Ying Hui Tan
Published by:  Skinned Knee Publishing
Reader: Yareli Tapia, UMB Banker

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Stella Brings The Family

Author and Illustrator: Miriam B. Schiffer, Holly Clifton-Brown
Published by:  Chronicle Books
Reader: Amanda Mitry, Student

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Our Class is a Family

Author and Illustrator: Shannon Olsen, Sandie Sonke
Published by: Sandie Sonke
Reader: Judith Mamet, Artist and retired high school art educator

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We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to past contributing Readers!

Adonia Arteaga
Alejandro Monarez
Ali Duncan
Andre M. Washington
Andrea Cota
Carolina Gibson
Colorado Poet Laureate,
   Bobby LeFebre
Councilman Jolon Clark
Councilwoman
   Jamie Torres
Councilwoman
   Stacie Gilmore

 

Duvia Ortega
Erin Brown,
James Shemwell
Jenn Pressman
Jessica Martinez Verdoza
Juan Jose Andrade
Kimberly Baca
Kristin Rozansky
Lana Hailemariam
Lauren Peraza
Liam Gibson
Lidiana Rios
Lisana Munoz

Lorena Fajardo
Maria F. Martinez Ramos
Marisol Cruz
Marlene Marquez
Michael Crews
Pablo Chavira-Nieto
Paola Ramirez
Principal Kayla Grayson,
   Florida Pitt Waller
Principal Nancy Richey,
   Harris Park
Principal Shelley Boberschmidt,
   College View

Rachel Hubbard
Rowena Alegria
Sean Choi
Stefania Hurtado
Superintendent Rico Munn, Aurora Public Schools
Thalia Rodriguez
Timi Aguilar
Zaira Gutierrez

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