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Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
September 12th is National Grandparents Day! With the special day just around the corner, we’re welcoming guest blogger Melony R. Archer, a Bangor-area mother, grandmother, and... Read More »
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 new ... Read More »
Did you know that babies are born able to process language? Reading, talking and singing with them from the day they’re born helps to build their understanding of the language... Read More »
Kudos to you if you’ve established a read aloud routine with your child. What happens when a new baby joins the family, though? Or if you’d like to do more reading aloud together as a family, but ... Read More »
May is Get Caught Reading Month! To celebrate, we’re highlighting the work of of Dirigo Reads and all they do to share opportunities for Maine children to get caught reading all year long!... Read More »
May 3rd through May 9th is Children’s Book Week! The theme is “Reading is a Superpower” and we’re celebrating our very own super heroes: the Maine hospitals and practices who volunteer their time ... Read More »
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 with more ... Read More »
Processing language, talk in particular, is key to part of being a skillful communicator. Our ability to communicate can affect everything we do, reading and writing, making friends, even getting ... Read More »
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 Department... Read More »
As we reflect on our 20th Anniversary year and look ahead to 2021, we feel so much gratitude. We’re grateful for the Libra Foundation’s investment in Raising Readers and Maine’s future.... Read More »
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