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:

  • 2.7MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 350MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 260,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Featured Book: Those Pesky Rabbits

Those Pesky Rabbits

3 years

All Mr. Bear wants is to be left alone, but his rabbit neighbors just don't get it! They keep asking annoying things--like if they can they borrow honey, or does he want to swap books? When grumpy ... Read More »

Read Aloud Tips for Parents with Babies

Brain Development

Experts agree, it’s never too early to start reading to your baby. Here are some tips to help you get started: It’s easy to feel like there isn’t time to read aloud with an infant at home! Start with one time of day and make it a routine. Bedtime is a common choice, but connecting […]

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