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:

  • 2.8MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 340MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 270,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: Gideon & Otto

Gideon & Otto

24 months

Otto is a toy octopus, and he’s Gideon’s favorite friend! Gideon brings Otto with him everywhere. But one day Otto doesn’t stay right where Gideon put him…

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Give the Gift of Reading – Book Giving Ideas

Community Partners

  With the holidays just around the corner, you may be racking your brain trying to think of the perfect gift for a beloved child in your own life.  Or, maybe you would like to do something special for children in your community. Don’t know where to start? We’ve got you... Read More »

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