Did you know that a love of reading and books introduces life skills that can benefit your child for their entire life? It’s been well-documented that that early literacy prepares children for... Read More »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, we’ve partnered with our friends from the statewide program From the First Tooth to share with you a doctor-recommended book ... Read More »
The spring season in Maine brings an amazing line up of not-to-be-missed literacy conferences, and you’re invited to attend. Spots fill quickly, so register early! Correll Early Literacy... Read More »
Year four of the Read to ME Challenge is scheduled to begin on February 4, 2019. Maine Department of Education Commissioner, Pender Makin, will launch the campaign by reading to children at the... Read More »
Parents and caregivers love to share funny things their children say. My toddler has been asking me all week to be his “awe-dance” (audience) and my five-year-old’s latest excuse to avoid bedtime ... Read More »
Have you already made your New Year’s resolutions for 2019? If you haven’t settled on one, think about making reading a part of your new year routine. Read a book—here, there, and... Read More »
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 More »
The start of Kindergarten is an exciting step for children and families. Here are some tips for continued success with reading aloud at home as your child enters formal schooling: First of all,... Read More »
With the holidays just around the corner, you may be racking your brain trying to think of the perfect gift for a beloved child in your own life. Or, maybe you would like to do something... Read More »
Guest Blogger, (Miss Amy) Hand, is a children’s librarian at the Camden Public Library. In this blog post, she shares some of her favorite titles from 2018 in celebration of National... Read More »
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