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: Hello Baby Words

Hello Baby Words

2 months

A bright yellow sun. A juicy red strawberry.  The high-contrast pictures in this board book will captivate babies. The alternating black and white backgrounds allow infants ... Read More »

Family Literacy: A Story With Two Endings

Community Partners

Jeremy grew up in rural Maine, in a town riddled with poverty. He quit school in 10th grade. His family needed help and so he went to work in his family’s business. Despite being a high school drop-out, he did fairly well as long as the family business survived. Lynn, his wife, had a... Read More »

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