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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ReadtoME: 15 Minutes a Day for Literacy

Brain Development

by LeeAnne Larsen Year two of the Read to ME Challenge is scheduled to begin on February 2, 2017.  Again this year,First Lady Ann LePage will launch the campaign by reading to children of military families at the Blaine House.  She will follow up her reading by issuing a challenge to all... Read More »

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