More than 60,000 public school students and their families from across Virginia will read the same book on the same schedule.
Virginia Reads One Book, a new reading program from Richmond-based Read to Them started Friday, March 1.
Chesapeake Bank is a sponsor of this program at Lancaster County Primary School, where more than 375 students and staff will participate, reported director of marketing Paula A. Milsted.
“At kick-off events in each school, students will receive their own copies of Cleo Edison Oliver: Playground Millionaire to take home and read with their families,” said Read to Them program director Cathy Plageman. “Students will follow along as a mystery reader from the Washington Redskins…