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How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?

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The 2015 OB4CO Book is….


How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon? by Jane Yolen and illustrated by Mark Teague! The book was announced at the Colorado Children’s Hospital and read by Governor Hickenlooper and Lt. Governor Garcia. Special thanks to Skip Noe from the City

Join us for the Drop Everything and Read event!


Please join us for this fun, free family event at the History Colorado Center in Denver on April 23, 5:00-7:00 pm, featuring readings and book signings by the illustrator of this year’s One Book 4 Colorado selection. Each child will

What Is One Book 4 Colorado?


One Book 4 Colorado provides a copy of the same book to 4-year-olds across the state each spring through public libraries, Reach Out and Read Colorado clinics, and Denver Preschool Program classrooms. Funded through private donations, the program annually gives

2014 One Book 4 Colorado Was a Success!


According to parents and participating agencies, 2014 One Book 4 Colorado program was a great success. Surveys with parents showed that after receiving the free book,  3 out of 5 caregivers agreed that they spent more time reading with their child after receiving

Announcements for 2015!


The book giveaway will take place April 13-27, 2015 at public libraries, Reach Out and Read health clinics, and Denver Preschool Program preschool classrooms. Watch videos of the book finalists read by our celebrity readers and vote for your favorite

2014 One Book Wrap Up


We had a wonderful time this year giving away over 75,000 books to 4-year-olds around the state! One of the highlights of the One Book 4 Colorado program this year was a visit with author Jeremy Tankard, the author and

Grumpy Bird is the 2014 One Book 4 Colorado!


Today Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced at One Book 4 Colorado Kickoff Event at the Denver Public Library that the 2014 One Book 4 Colorado is Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard! If you weren’t a the Denver Public Library for

One Book 4 Colorado 2014 Coming Soon!


This year, over 75,000 copies of the same book will be given away to 4-year-olds across Colorado! Which book will it be? Tune in April 7 right here or at the program’s launch event when Governor Hickenlooper and Lt. Governor

What about my community?

How Can I Help?

Recently we have been getting questions about where books will be given away, when events will take place, and what is happening in local communities. Books are for every 4-year-old in every community throughout the state! Public libraries and Reach

Thanks for voting!


Thanks for voting for your favorite book amongst our 3 finalists! Which one will be the book given to every 4-year-old this April? Check back here, or on our Facebook page or Twitter feed to find out on April 7!