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: Circus Ship

Circus Ship

5 years

When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople wi... Read More »

Bring a Winter Story to Life this Season: Take It Outside!

Children's Books

With cold weather finally upon us and snow in the forecast, there is nothing like curling up with a soft, fluffy blanket and a good story about animals in the snow. Wondering what winter story to read? Try one of our favorite winter read-alouds the next time you and your young children... Read More »

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