Raising Readers promotes early childhood literacy and a love of reading by giving books to Maine children at birth and at well child visits through age five.

Impact:

  • 2.5MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 359MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 250,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Featured Book: First 100 Words

First 100 Words

12 months

Presents pictures of individually labeled items that are grouped into sections based on what they are, such as clothes, pets, and food.

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3 Tips for Parents: How to Raise a Word Lover

Brain Development

Parents and caregivers love to share funny things their children say. My toddler has been asking me all week to be his “awe-dance” (audience) and my five-year-old’s latest excuse to avoid bedtime is that he’s “dehydrated.” Learning new words is not just cute, though; a large vocabulary is a ... Read More »

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