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.

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Impact:

  • 2.9MILLION BOOKS GIVEN AT BIRTH & WELL CHILD VISITS
  • 330MAINE HOSPITALS & MEDICAL PRACTICES PARTICIPATE
  • 280,000CHILDREN REACHED
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Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers

Featured Book: Raisin, the Littlest Cow

Raisin, the Littlest Cow

4 years

Raisin loves being the littlest cow in the herd. All the other cows dote on her, and life is grand. But one day, Raisin’s mother has a new little cow... one who is even smaller than Raisin. A... Read More »

Books, Books Everywhere: Create a Reader-Friendly Home for Your Children

Help Your Child Get Ready to Read

For Maine children, receiving Raising Readers books from their doctor is simply a part of growing up. In addition to reading Raising Readers books, there are other ways you can nurture your child’s love of books and reading at home. Whether you buy more books of your own, borrow them... Read More »

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