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 »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
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 »
Reading on the go is fun! Encourage your child to read by playing these fun games next time you’re in a line or waiting room. Finding things to pass even a short wait can be challenging with... Read More »
Toddlers and preschoolers love to play with the rhythm and rhyme of language. Books set to familiar tunes are a wonderful way to bring singing and reading together to do just that – sing a ... Read More »
We’re thrilled to have Amanda O’Brien (again!) as this month’s guest blogger to talk about what her reading routine is with her son. How about you? What is your family’s reading routine? We ... Read More »
Have your children ever asked you to read the same book over and over again? (You might even go a little green.) Although the thought of reading the same book for the umpteenth time may not be... Read More »
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