Synopsis by Alice Day
Guest star Roy Clarke reads Barn Dance by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archinbaugh, as the story unfolds of a child who hears distant music coming from a barn. This highly acclaimed series encourages young children to enter the world of reading in a very entertaining way. Host LeVar Burton goes to a barn dance in Tennessee, and meets a real bluegrass band. Clogging is demonstrated, and a fiddle maker explains his craft. In the kid-reviewed books segment, I Like the Music, The Old Banjo, and Half a Moon and One Whole Star are discussed.
educational-television, reading, book, reading-skills, field-trip, learning-skills, literature, dance [art]