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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Brain Development

Why is Reading to Children So Important? by Susan Bennett-Armistead, Ph.D. and Gabriel Civiello, M.D. (excerpted from ‘Building Brains by Making Connections,’ published in Parent & Family, March 2, 2016) Research tells us that reading aloud to children makes a big difference ... Read More »

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