Former First Lady Barbara Bush has long maintained that: “The home is the child’s first school, and the parent is the child’s first teacher.” Based on that belief, the Barbara Bush Foundation for ... Read More »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
Dear Friend of Raising Readers: On behalf of Raising Readers, I’m excited to share with you the 2016 Raising Readers Annual Report. With help from 1,200 healthcare providers at 359 participating... Read More »
Read to Your Baby First-time parents in Maine are surprised to receive a canvas tote filled with books when their child is born. For many, it is the last thing they expect to receive for their... Read More »
You love reading to your kids. Story time is everyone’s favorite part of the day, as you wander with Frog and Toad, or sympathize with Alexander’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day, or... Read More »
Take Your Child to the Library Day celebrations take place in February– a great opportunity to check out your local, public library with your child. Take your child to the library is... Read More »
I have been told that the first few years of retirement are glorious…no commitments, no schedule, and no alarm clock! I have also been told that eventually the desire to make a difference,... Read More »
by LeeAnne Larsen Year two of the Read to ME Challenge is scheduled to begin on February 2, 2017. Again this year,First Lady Ann LePage will launch the campaign by reading to children of... Read More »
As a parent, you may think about the usual suspects when it comes to New Year’s Resolutions. Maybe your family’s goal is to adopt a healthier lifestyle, reduce screen time, or spend more time... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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