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LeVar Burton Proves the World’s Children Love a Good Book

29 May

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

LevarWhen it comes to a child’s early learning, Mister Rogers’ Neighbourhood, Mr. Dressup, The Friendly Giant and Puddle Lane are a handful of shows that brought the joy of reading to young viewers through their half hour time slot. But of these programs, none made the joy of reading such a focal point as Reading Rainbow. Hosted and executive produced by LeVar Burton, the series ran on PBS television stations from 1983 to 2006.

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