Read With Me 

More than 18,000 kindergarten students will be getting some reading material this fall, for free.Volunteers were at the Augusta Armory packing the book “A Place to Sleep”, to be shipped to over 400 schools throughout Maine.It’s part of the “Read With Me” program, which started a decade ago.The books are paid for with a 75,000 dollar grant from Fairpoint Communications.The program tries to highlight Maine authors each year. “A place to sleep” is written and illustrated by Holly Meade of Sedgewick.Meade is a recipient of several awards, including a Caldecott honor.