The mystery of how mail gets from one point to another is the focus of Reading Rainbow: Hail to Mail, as viewers get a good look at the U.S. postal system. The featured story is read by Al Roker, and concerns the journey of a certified letter from sender to recipient. The award-winning series of programs celebrates literacy, and is designed to appeal to preschoolers as well as primary school-aged children up through fourth grade. This episode also presents a young stamp collector, who shows off his admirable collection gathered from many foreign countries.
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