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Find a Book Colorado

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"Find a Book, Colorado" is a fun and easy tool that allows parents to select books based on a Lexile measure and interests. This free search tool builds custom book lists for readers at all ability levels, and then allows readers to locate selections at their local public library.

Children and parents may come to your library to ask for help with the Find a Book, Colorado site, using a Lexile range.. A Lexile measure indicates the reading level of an individual; it also specifies the complexity of a book. Readers can even search for books in Spanish.

You can also encourage children, parents and educators to pledge to read over the summer on the Find a Book, Colorado site.

  • Information for Library Staff (PDF)
    This flyer describes Find a Book CO, gives more information on Lexile measures, and how to use the search tool in your library.
  • Information for Parents (PDF)
    This flyer is designed for parents to learn more about the program and Lexile measures. It’s handy to print out or have on hand for parents who ask for books for their children in a specific Lexile range.
  • General Flyer (PDF)
    One-pager with general information and the URL.
  • Find a Book Colorado Bookmarks (PDF)
    Bookmarks with brief information and the URL for Find a Book CO.
  • Find a Book CO Certificate (PDF)
    This certificate is offered on the Find a Book CO website; children and parents may bring a certificate in for you to sign. It is for family use only.
  • Find a Book CO Logo and Find a Book Web Banner
    You may use either or both on your website and in printed material to inform parents about the website.
  • Summer Math Challenge
    Parents can sign up to receive daily emails over the summer with fun math activities and resources to help keep their kids retain the math skills learned during the previous school year.

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