The challenge involves taking a picture or video of your child reading, being read to, or taking a book selfie and posting the picture on Facebook or Twitter using #HCSreads.
At the end of every month, a drawing will occur and a book themed prize will be given away at random. All Henderson County students Pre-K through 12th grade are eligible to win.
Henderson County Schools will be hosting literacy nights throughout the school year to promote the importance of literacy and reading for families. Reading for 20 minutes a day exposes a person to 1.8 million words a year. Early exposure to language is the greatest factor in language development and listening to other people read aloud is an important part of learning to read.