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: Baby's Very First Little Book of Little Babies

Baby's Very First Little Book of Little Babies

4 months

A simple, lively book introducing very young children to other babies. Children see babies doing everyday things including eating, playing and sleeping, with a simple mix of photographs and illustr... Read More »

3 Tips for Parents: How to Raise a Word Lover

Brain Development

Parents and caregivers love to share funny things their children say. My toddler has been asking me all week to be his “awe-dance” (audience) and my five-year-old’s latest excuse to avoid bedtime is that he’s “dehydrated.” Learning new words is not just cute, though; a large vocabulary is a ... Read More »

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