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.

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Impact:

  • 2.8MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 340MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 270,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Featured Book: A Moose That Says Moo

A Moose That Says Moo

4 years

From jump-roping skunks to book-reading sharks, the animals in this girl's make-believe zoo will do whatever she wants. Messing with nature is fun at first, until we see how hilariously wrong thing... Read More »

3 Ways that Reading Aloud Builds Life Skills

Reading Aloud

Did you know that a love of reading and books introduces life skills that can benefit your child for their entire life? It’s been well-documented that that early literacy prepares children for academic success, but reading and being read to can also help children of all ages develop... Read More »

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