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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Why Do Doctors Give Raising Readers Books at Well-Child Visits?

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So often, we’re asked “Why do doctors give Raising Readers’ books at well-child visits?” The short answer: reading aloud to babies and children is one of the most important acts a parent or caregiver can do to promote brain development. And, a prescription to read reminds parents that the... Read More »

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