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: A Kiss Means I Love You

A Kiss Means I Love You

Newborn 2

"A kiss means I love you, a wave means hello, a smile means I'm happy, a tug means, let's go!" Featuring engaging photographs of real children and sweet rhyming text, this fun read-aloud teaches li... Read More »

Fun Ways to Enjoy Reading with Your Child

Book-related Activities

Have Fun on a Story Walk-About Summer in Maine is the perfect time to explore two unique ways to enjoy books and reading with your family. Story Walks get you up and moving by posting enlarged copies of book pages throughout a park, trail or other open space. You’re wiggly, squiggly... Read More »

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