TAG visits students during governor's 'Nevada Reading Month' Published March 25, 2015 By Staff Report RENO Nev. -- As part of "Nevada Reading Month," Brig. Gen. Bill Burks read stories Tuesday about Red-Eyed Tree Frogs and a "Library Lion" to elementary school students. Burks visited more than 20 first-grade students at Anderson Elementary School in Reno. "I appreciate the chance to read a good children's book to a captivated audience of elementary school students," said Burks, the Nevada National Guard's Adjutant General. "Undoubtedly, the love of learning and reading remains strong in Nevada's youth." Burks read "The Red-Eyed Tree Frog" by Joy Cowley and "Library Lion" by Michelle Knudsen. Earlier this year, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval issued a proclamation making March 2015 "Nevada Reading Month." "I have pledged my administration to improving the reading skills of students in our state," Sandoval's proclamation said.