Raising Readers celebrates 21 Years of promoting the love of reading by giving over 3 million books to Maine children at birth and at well-child visits.

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Impact:

  • 3 MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • ALL MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES PARTICIPATE
  • 97% MAINE CHILDREN REACHED
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Celebrating Over 3 Million Books

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Books chosen for Raising Readers are rigorously reviewed by a committee of doctors and experts before they make it into the hands and homes of Maine families. Need book recommendations? See the 270+ individual titles we’ve used over the past 21 years.

Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: Blue Hat, Green Hat

Blue Hat, Green Hat

18 months

Three earnest animals and one misguided turkey learn colors and clothes in this Sandra Boynton classic.

Serious silliness for all age with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million s... Read More »

Explore these Raising Readers Book Lists

Book List

With the holiday season just around the corner, you may be looking for some ideas for children’s gifts, opportunities to share with your community, or ways to keep your little one occupied while you travel or simply stay home. We’ve got you covered with these Raising Readers... Read More »

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