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Welcome to our new website!

| Early Literacy

Welcome to our new and improved website! If you’re a long-time follower of Raising Readers, you may have noticed our site has a brand new look. If you’re new here, welcome! Here are some of the ways this site can be used as a tool to better support you and your little one on your literacy journey.

Explore all our books!

Now, you can sort all the books we’ve selected over the years and read all the reasons we chose them. Our books are doctor approved. If you’re looking for fun, engaging repeat read-alouds for your child or a special child in your life, ours are books you can trust.

Explore wonderful books by Maine creators.

We have a special badge signifying which books are written and/or illustrated by Maine creators. So, you can discover (or further fall in love with) the talented folks we have creating books right here in Maine.

Review your favorite Raising Readers book.

Let us know how you and your little one liked a book you received from Raising Readers. This helps other parents and caregivers know which of our books are family-favorites to find at their local library or bookstore.

Create personalized book lists to print or share.

You can now print book lists by age, topic, or those you ‘favorite’ by clicking the heart icon on the books page.

Learn what’s happening at your child’s age.

Every book page has a breakdown of what’s happening in your little one’s brain and body in the early years. We also explain how that may influence how your child interacts with books.

Take it beyond reading!

Use free book activities that will make your family’s story time experience even better.

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