Reading Rainbow (1992)

Genres - Children's/Family, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Educational, Children's Entertainment, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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In Reading Rainbow: Adventures of Taxi Dog, Vincent Gardenia reads the story of a stray dog, Maxi, and his friend Jim. LeVar Burton takes on the role of a cabbie, teaching viewers how to grab a taxi, and what a meter does. A real-life story involves Lisa, who must depend on her dog Cosmo to help her with the daily activities of a 15-year-old. Books reviewed by the kids include Taxi: A Book of City Words, I Want a Dog, and The First Dog. The series is devoted to instilling a love of reading into the minds of children from preschool through fourth grade.



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