After 26 years, Reading Rainbow is coming to an end, reports NPR. Funders aren’t willing to pay to teach kids to love reading. They’re focusing on how to read.
Each episode of Reading Rainbow had the same basic elements: There was a featured children’s book that inspired an adventure with Burton. Then, at the end of every show, kids gave their own book reviews, always prefaced by (Levar) Burton’s trademark line: “But you don’t have to take my word for it …”
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