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Impact:

  • 3 MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • ALL MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES PARTICIPATE
  • 97% MAINE CHILDREN REACHED
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Celebrating 3 Million Books

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Books chosen for Raising Readers are rigorously reviewed by a committee of doctors and experts before they make it into the hands and homes of Maine families. Need book recommendations? See the 270+ individual titles we’ve used over the past 20 years.

Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: Baabwaa and Wooliam

Baabwaa and Wooliam

5 years

Baabwaa is a sheep who loves to knit. Wooliam is a sheep who loves to read. It sounds a bit boring, but they like it. Then, quite unexpectedly, a third sheep shows up. A funny-looking sheep who wea... Read More »

A Read-Aloud with Lynn Plourde: Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of Rud

20th Anniversary

This post is part of a series of videos by Maine-based children’s book authors and illustrators reading aloud. This week, we’re featuring Lynn Plourde, author of Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud. This title was featured in the 2015 Raising Readers Anthology: A Medley of... Read More »

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