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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Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: Rufus Goes to School

Rufus Goes to School

4 years

All Rufus Leroy Williams III wants is to go to school so he can learn to read his favorite book. But there's one problem: he's a pig and Principal Lipid says: “NO PIGS IN SCHOOL!” Rufus... Read More »

A List of Children’s Books about Starting School

Doctor Recommended Books

Do you have a child about to start school? Children’s picture books about starting school can help to reassure children and help ease worries by helping familiarize them with this new routine. Reading books together about starting school gives you the opportunity to talk through any... Read More »

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