For most Maine families, July 25th was simply a gorgeous summer day – one we long for during the long, cold winter months. For the Raising Readers team, it also marked a very special... Read More »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
Have Fun on a Story Walk-About Summer in Maine is the perfect time to explore two unique ways to enjoy books and reading with your family. Story Walks get you up and moving by posting enlarged... Read More »
When adults read aloud to their children, they model fluent reading, ask questions to help them think about the story and connect to it, and read at a level above what the child can read by... Read More »
The laid back days of summer are the perfect time to enjoy some outdoor reading with your kids. Whether you’re in the backyard, at the lake, or at the park, take time out to enjoy read... Read More »
May is Get Caught Reading month — a time to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read! Celebrate with us this month by catching your family reading and posting photos on our... 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! When our book ... Read More »
It was waiting for me on my desk when I came into work on an ordinary morning this winter: a poem about and picture of a little boy and his Raising Readers’ book. I stopped to read it before... Read More »
Does it really make a difference if I read to my baby as soon as she is born? What books do two year olds enjoy? Do all babies put books in their mouths? You’ll find the answers to these... Read More »
Connecting You to Your Child and Connecting Your Child to Good Books and the World Around Us by Susan Bennett-Armistead, Ph.D. and Gabriel Civiello, M.D. (excerpted from ‘Building Brains by ... Read More »
Have you been looking for the perfect gift for that special child in your life or would you like to do something special for children in your community? Raising Readers has the answer: give a... Read More »
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