Celebrating 20 Years and 3 Million Books Can you believe it? Raising Readers has promoted a love of books and reading in Maine for 20 years. We’ve done this by partnering with Maine hospitals and ... Read More »
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Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
The Read to ME Challenge is a month-long public awareness campaign to promote childhood literacy in Maine held annually during the month of February. What is the Read to ME Challenge? The Read to ... Read More »
On January 29th, Raising Readers presented its 3 millionth book to 5-year-old triplets during a special event at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, officially kicking... Read More »
Raising Readers is excited to share the 2019 Raising Readers Annual Report. This year, we partnered with 1,600 healthcare providers at every hospital and birth center as well as every healthcare... 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 healthier habits? Do you think about reducing... Read More »
Every other week, we’ve written and shared Raising Readers blog posts with you in mind. We cover everything related to early childhood literacy like read-aloud tips, recommended book lists, ... Read More »
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 »
With the holidays just around the corner, you may be wracking your brain trying to think of the perfect gift for a well-loved child in your own life. Or, maybe you would like to do something... Read More »
Happy National Picture Book Month!! I can’t wait to share books that some of my favorite authors and illustrators have published this past year. Young children gain early literacy skills with... Read More »
Anything you read as an adult requires you to use what you know about the world to understand it. You might apply your knowledge of baseball rules to reading sports news. Or, you might use your... Read More »
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