Preschoolers are eager to learn about everything! As your child’s vocabulary and attention span grow, here are some tips for continuing to enjoy books together: Hearing books read aloud to a... Read More »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
Raising Readers builds home libraries, one book at a time, by giving books to children and families at birth at every well-child visit starting at 2 months. Every child receives their final... Read More »
Library Card Sign-up Month Libraries are packed full of inspiration for people of all ages. Behind the walls of your local library are book collections for adults and children, audio-books, DVDs... Read More »
Sherry Winchester, Registered Nurse (RN) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) recipient, is a proud grandmother to five Raising Readers graduates, ranging in age from 23 to 9. As a former... Read More »
Do you have a child starting school this year? Children’s picture books about starting school can help reassure children and help ease worries by familiarizing them with this new routine.... Read More »
As a pediatrician and a mother to twin daughters, I am a huge fan of Raising Readers and the power of books. I loved books myself as a little girl. During early elementary school, I dreamed of... Read More »
Sharing books together helps toddlers learn about the world and learn to talk. Toddlers have unique needs, though, so here are some read aloud tips especially for this age: Do you watch your... Read More »
Many children will end their school year bringing home a list of suggestions to avoid “The Summer Slide,” the term used to describe the loss of knowledge learned during the previous school year.... Read More »
As both a mom and a physician, Dr. Colette Sabbagh is an energetic champion of early literacy. A pediatrician for over 20 years, Dr. Sabbagh has participated in Raising Readers since the... Read More »
Experts agree, it’s never too early to start reading to your baby. Here are some tips to help you get started: It’s easy to feel like there isn’t time to read aloud with an infant at home! Start... Read More »
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