Reading Rainbow: Digging up Dinosaurs (1983)

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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Many of the young viewers in the target audience of the Reading Rainbow series are interested in dinosaurs, and in Reading Rainbow: Digging Up Dinosaurs, they will find a wealth of information about these fascinating creatures. The featured book, Digging up Dinosaurs by Aliki, discusses how scientists find and put together the skeletons of dinosaurs. The show's field trip is a tour of Dinosaur National Monument, where host LeVar Burton explores the fossil finds. A panel of kids reviews Dinosaur Time by Peggy Parish and If You Are a Hunter of Fossils by Byrd Baylor.



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