Award-Winning Books for Early Literacy in Colorado

Colorado Libraries for Early LiteracyThe CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards by  Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy recognize five high-quality picture books that provide excellent support of early literacy development in young children.

The five winning books consist of one title in each of five categories  representing an early literacy practice: Read, Write, Sing, Talk, and Play.

Early literacy Bell Award Winners

The books support caregivers’ interaction with their children through these five early literacy practices that build language skills and prepare children to become successful readers.

2018 CLEL Book Award Winners

The 2018 CLEL Bell Winners webpage lists the books and activity sheets ideas for extending each winning book with children. Enjoy!