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: Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

18 months

Simple rhyming text describes the sounds and activities of animals during a day on the farm.

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It’s Never Too Early to Start Reading to Your Baby

Brain Development

Read to Your Baby First-time parents in Maine are surprised to receive a canvas tote filled with books when their child is born. For many, it is the last thing they expect to receive for their newborn, but it’s never too early to start reading with your baby. The Raising Readers tote is a... Read More »

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