Reading Rainbow: Bicycle Man (1992)

Genres - Children's/Family, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Educational, Children's Entertainment, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This popular program has won many awards, including International Literacy Association and NAACP Image honors. Its purpose has been to provide a positive and entertaining approach to reading, aimed at children from preschool ages through fourth grade. In Reading Rainbow: Bicycle Man, the featured book concerns an American G.I. who overcomes the shyness of children in a Japanese village by demonstrating his skills on a bike. Host LeVar Burton discusses rollerblades, and presents footage of skateboarders and freestyle bikers.

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