Have you visited your local library lately? They aren’t just books anymore! There are arts and crafts, play time, singing and other fun activities all designed to help young children start on the ... Read More »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
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! 2018 Literacy Connections ... Read More »
What is Early Brain Development? Those who spend time with children can’t help but marvel at their growth. From scrunched-up newborns to busy toddlers, the visible changes in the first three... Read More »
So often, we’re asked “Why do doctors give Raising Readers’ books at well-child visits?” The short answer: reading aloud to babies and children is one of the most important acts a parent or... Read More »
Year three of the Read to ME Challenge will kick off on February 1, 2018. First Lady Ann LePage will launch the campaign by reading to children in a Maine elementary school. She will follow... Read More »
Why is Reading to Children So Important? by Susan Bennett-Armistead, Ph.D. and Gabriel Civiello, M.D. (excerpted from ‘Building Brains by Making Connections,’ published in Parent... Read More »
Since it’s a brand new year, you may be thinking about New Year’s resolutions for your family. Does your family have a goal to adopt a healthier lifestyle? Do you think about reducing ... 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 »
During a great month celebrating National Picture Book Month, I have highlighted some fun read-alouds that were published this year! In order to keep you reading a variety of great books all... Read More »
The holidays are just around the corner. You may be racking your brain trying to think of the perfect gift for that special child in your life. Or, maybe you would like to do something special... Read More »
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