The 2017 Youth One Book, One Denver selection is “Upside-Down Magic” published by Scholastic, Inc, from hit authors Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins. The story chronicles the misadventures of nine-year-old Nory and her oddball friends, who prove that upside-down magic definitely beats right side up.

This is the sixth year of Youth One Book, One Denver and all the activities and events will give you and your family fun and educational things to do this summer, all related to “Upside Down-Magic.” Visit YOBOD.Beanstack.org to sign up for book-related event announcements, reading suggestions and activities you can complete online, and check out our list of YOBOD events.

The authors will be visiting Denver to attend YOBOD events in late July. Be sure to pick up a copy of the “Upside-Down Magic” and your activity guide at Tattered Cover or Denver public library branches, or download your copy of the activity guide here.

Resources for parents, group leaders and educators:
YOBOD Educator's Guide for "Upside-Down Magic" (grades 3-5)
Suggest-a-Book Cootie Catcher Template
Solar Oven Diagrams
Help young people define what bullying is
YOBOD Educator's Guide for "Not Your Typical Dragon" (grades 1-2)