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:

  • 2.8MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 340MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 270,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: What a Hoot!

What a Hoot!

18 months

Wide-eyed and plump, Frann's colorful little owls cavort happily through these pages—sloshing through the mud in a pair of rain boots ("This one's dirty") or nose-to-nose with a rubber ducky ... Read More »

Read Aloud Tips for Parents with Kindergarteners

Tips

The start of Kindergarten is an exciting step for children and families. Here are some tips for continued success with reading aloud at home as your child enters formal schooling: First of all, even though your child is busy reading and learning at school all day, having a special adult... Read More »

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