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.

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Impact:

  • 2.9MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 330MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 280,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Featured Book: 100 First Words

100 First Words

12 months

Crystal-clear photos show the wonder of the real world, from baby's body to baby's food, while delightful illustrations foster learning, from penguins playing in the snow to a mouse climbing a ladd... Read More »

Help! How Can I Make Reading Aloud to Siblings Work?

Tips

Kudos to you if you’ve established a read aloud routine with your child. What happens when a new baby joins the family, though? Or if you’d like to do more reading aloud together as a family, but feel the strain of competing needs of your multiple children? Many families navigate reading... Read More »

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