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:

  • 2.7MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 350MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 260,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: Circus Ship

Circus Ship

5 years

An 1836 shipwreck off the coast of Isle au Haut, Maine, is reimagined by Maine’s beloved picture book creator, Chris Van Dusen. The Royal Tar was carrying circus animals from St. John, Nova S... Read More »

What is the Difference Between Early Literacy and Family Literacy?

Early Childhood Literacy

Sometimes people in the literacy world throw terms around like everyone knows what they mean. Worse, sometimes people use the same words to mean different things! That leaves the rest of us scratching our heads trying to figure out what they’re talking about. We’re fortunate to have a forum ... Read More »

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