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: Turtle Splash

Turtle Splash

30 months

From Maine author Cathryn Falwell, it's a peaceful day at the pond as ten timid turtles bask in the sun.  As they are startled by the activities of other nearby creatures, the number of turtle... Read More »

Read Aloud Tips for Parents with Preschoolers

Tips

Preschoolers are eager to learn about everything! As your child’s vocabulary and attention span grow, here are some tips for continuing to enjoy books together: Hearing books read aloud to a group is wonderful, but be sure to keep your special reading routines even when your child starts... Read More »

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