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:

  • 2.3MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 357MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 240,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Featured Book: Llama, Llama Red Pajama

Llama, Llama Red Pajama

24 months

When Mama Llama tucks her in for the night and leaves the room, Baby Llama suddenly starts to get nervous and so bellows, hollers, and screams for her return in this lively picture book with simple... Read More »

The Road to Literacy: Celebrating 25 Years

Brain Development

For most Maine families, July 25th was simply a gorgeous summer day – one we long for during the long, cold winter months.  For the Raising Readers team, it also marked a very special anniversary.  On July 25th, 1991, President George H.W. Bush signed the National Literacy Act into law,... Read More »

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