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: First 100 Words

First 100 Words

12 months

Presents pictures of individually labeled items that are grouped into sections based on what they are, such as clothes, pets, and food.

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What does Interactive Literacy look like? Circus Ship Day!

Children's Books

At the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, we create environments which foster learning through play. Our focus is on hands-on, interactive learning, even when it comes to literacy. So what does hands-on, interactive literacy look like? Literacy education at the Museum and Theatre looks ... Read More »

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