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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Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: Circus Ship

Circus Ship

5 years

An 1836 shipwreck off the coast of Isle au Haut, Maine, is reimagined by Maine’s beloved picture book creator, Chris Van Dusen. The Royal Tar was carrying circus animals from St. John, Nova S... Read More »

Raising Readers: Changing the Conversation to Wellness

Brain Development

Raising Readers featured on WCSH’s 207 We are over the moon to have been given the spotlight on WCSH 6’s 207 recently. Over the past 18 years, thanks to the Libra Foundation’s generous funding, we’ve helped over 260,000 children start their very own home libraries. Building... Read More »

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