Reading Rainbow: Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe (1984)

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 this episode of the Reading Rainbow series, young viewers will see that books can be very handy when they need an instructional guide. Host LeVar Burton demonstrates how he uses the featured book Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe on a camping trip for instructions on pitching a tent, tying knots, and cooking a meal outside. This episode also features a segment in which Burton goes white-water rafting on the Zambezi River in Africa. Other books discussed are Worlds to Explore: Handbook for Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts and Anno's Journey by Mitsumasa Anno.

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