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Why Reading Rainbow Gave Me Recurring Nightmares as a Child (But I Still Love LeVar Burton Anyway)

I sought out the books featured on Reading Rainbow and begged for them as gift—except for one book that gave me nightmares for years.

LeVar Burton Calls National Increase in Book Bans “Embarrassing”

During a recent interview on The View, LeVar Burton said, "It’s embarrassing that we are banning books in this country."

The Bookish Life of LeVar Burton

From his film debut to his time hosting Reading Rainbow to his upcoming Trivial Pursuit series, LeVar Burton has led a bookish life.

12 Things You Didn’t Know About LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton has had many iconic moments within the last 30+ years, but here are some things you may not know about him.

READING RAINBOW LIVE Announces Theme and Cast of First Episode

The premiere Reading Rainbow Live event will include participation from attendees through games and other interactions on the platform Looped.

How LeVar Burton Made Me Love Short Stories Again

How LeVar Burton's podcast LeVar Burton Reads helped a woman learn to discover and love short stories once again.

Butterfly in the Sky: 10 Great Reading Rainbow Episodes for Teachers, Librarians, and Readers Everywhere

A teacher librarian waxes poetic about the power of PBS for calming students and shares ten of her favorite Reading Rainbow episodes..

How Reading Rainbow Inspired Me

A thank you to the show Reading Rainbow!

Retro Bookish PBS Shows That Aren’t Reading Rainbow

10 Super-Cool Books from Reading Rainbow