Synopsis by Alice Day
In the featured story of this Reading Rainbow episode, Rancher Hicks needs some entertainment, so he goes into town to get away from the boring life at his ranch. Little does he know that back home things are starting to get really interesting for his wife. Getting into the rancher act, host LeVar Burton tries on the clothes and gear of a cowboy, and even rides on a stagecoach! Reading Rainbow: Meanwhile Back at the Ranch also visits Old Tucson and introduces a woman who performs amazing stunts and roping tricks. Other child-reviewed books in the episode include Bossyboots by David Cox and Rodeo by Cheryl Walsh Bellville.
educational-television, book, reading, field-trip, cowboy, literature, ranch, rancher, reading-skills