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Arrowhead CC: Mouse Mess

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LiteracyGo the New Tablet from AWE Learning

During our summer kits preparation time, Deborah from John C Fremont Library shared with us an innovative way to take pop-out story times out of the libraries. We already know that while kids are all excited and thrilled about summer time, librarians and informal child care providers are pulling their hair off to come up […]

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Benefits of Reading with Children

If you are related to the fields of early literacy, libraries, education, child development, brain development, etc., you already know that reading to our kids helps to develop their brains and has a lasting impact in their learnings. Maybe you have read about it or studied it, but maybe you have also experienced it with […]

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To Grow a Reader is Not Out of This World!

During my years as a preschool teacher, I had the opportunity to work in a bilingual school back in my native country, the Dominican Republic. The student population was mostly foreigners: Italian, French, Canadian, Spanish, Mexican, Venezuelan, Colombian, Swedish, Puerto Rican, American, Dominican, etc. At the beginning of the school year, during teacher-to-teacher meetings, we […]

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Rifle CC Audio Recordings of Giraffes Can’t Dance

The five audio recordings below were made by offenders in Rifle Correctional Center. Each reads this year’s One Book 4 Colorado selection, Giraffes Can’t Dance, by¬†Giles Andreae, and illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees.

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Denver Women’s: Giraffes Can’t Dance (1)

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Denver Women’s: Giraffes Can’t Dance (2)

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Four Mile: Giraffes Can’t Dance (1)

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Four Mile CC: Giraffes Can’t Dance (2)

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Arrowhead CC: Giraffes Can’t Dance

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4 Mile CC: Baby Einstein & Spongebob for President!

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4 Mile CC: Slide & Find Christmas

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4 Mile CC: Phineas and Ferb–Not a Creature Was Stirring…

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Fremont Correctional Center: One Sweet Race

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Buena Vista Correctional Facility: Grumpy Bird

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Denver Women’s Correctional Facility: Daisy Dinosaur Gets Lost

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La Vista Correctional Facility: Buenas noches, Luna

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Fremont Correctional Facility: Trucks

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Four Mile Correctional Center: Tinker Bell & Secret of the Wings

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Fremont Correctional Center: Follow that Sound!

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Four Mile Correctional Center: Pooh’s Honey Adventure