Reading Rainbow: Knots on a Counting Rope (1989)

Genres - Children's/Family, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Educational, Children's Entertainment, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In addition to encouraging young children to read, the Reading Rainbow series also introduces important sociological and cultural issues. Bravery in the face of obstacles and fears is the subject of this episode, as host LeVar Burton decides to try a camping trip all by himself. Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault is the story of a boy who confronts blindness with growing courage. The program also includes a segment on Bree Walker, a TV news anchor who overcame hand deformities to lead a successful career.

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educational-television, reading, book, reading-skills, field-trip, learning-skills, literature, Native-American