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:

  • 2.7MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 350MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES
  • 260,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: Peek-a-Boo What?

Peek-a-Boo What?

9 months

Peek-a-boo isn’t a baby’s favorite game by chance: after their first birthday, babies begin to understand that even when something isn’t in sight, it still exists. They anticipate... Read More »

A List of Picture Books about Starting School

Doctor Recommended Books

Do you have a child starting school this year? Children’s picture books about starting school can help reassure children and help ease worries by familiarizing them with this new routine. Reading books together about starting school gives you the opportunity to talk through any fear... Read More »

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