Synopsis by Alice Day
The featured book of this program deals with time travel, and LeVar Burton goes to a special park to talk with people from the past, including Thomas Edison and a cave woman who invented eating tools. In Alistair's Time Machine, read by Arnold Stang, Alistair creates a machine that takes him back to medieval times. This series of programs points out the importance of reading skills, while presenting entertaining segments related to the main story. A group of kids are asked to talk about their dream machines, and the book reviewers discuss The Many Lives of Ben Franklin and Find Waldo Now.
educational-television, reading, book, field-trip, reading-skills, learning-skills, literature, inventor, time-machine