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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Featured Book: Baby Bear's Books

Baby Bear's Books

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What's the best time of day for reading? Well, for Baby Bear, it's all day long. From the first wild wake-up book to the last gentle sleepy-time book—and all the adventures in between—e... Read More »

5 Ways to Build Your Child’s Literacy and Language Skills

Early Childhood Literacy

Even a short wait can be a challenge with little ones. Fortunately there are plenty of ways to pass the  time as well as promoting important brain-building literacy and language skills. Try these at the doctor’s office, at a restaurant, waiting in line at the grocery store. Try them... Read More »

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