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Family Resources for 2022

Last updated: 04/12/2021 Raising Readers believes in the importance of parents and children finding comfort in sharing books together. We’ve put together this guide of free online resources for families…

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Join the 2022 Read to ME Challenge

The Read to ME Challenge is a month-long public awareness campaign to promote childhood literacy in Maine. It’s held annually during February and is brought to you by the Maine…

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Building Brains by Making Connections

Connecting You to Your Child and Connecting Your Child to Good Books and the World Around Us by Susan Bennett-Armistead, Ph.D. and Gabriel Civiello, M.D. (excerpted from ‘Building Brains by…

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Picture Books about Starting School

Starting school is big step for both you and your child. Children’s picture books about starting school can help reassure children and help ease worries by familiarizing them with their…

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Raising Readers 2020 Annual Report

We’re excited to share the special edition of the 2020 Raising Readers Annual Report. Can you believe it? For over 20 years, Raising Readers has reached more than 290,000 children…

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Join the 2021 Read to ME Challenge

The Read to ME Challenge is a month-long public awareness campaign to promote childhood literacy in Maine. It’s held annually during February and is brought to you by the Maine…

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