For Maine children, receiving Raising Readers books from their doctor is simply a part of growing up. In addition to reading Raising Readers books, there are other ways you can nurture your... Read More »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
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 »
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 »
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