Synopsis by Alice Day
This popular program has won many awards, including International Literacy Association and NAACP Image honors. Its purpose has been to provide a positive and entertaining approach to reading, aimed at children from preschool ages through fourth grade. In Reading Rainbow: Bicycle Man, the featured book concerns an American G.I. who overcomes the shyness of children in a Japanese village by demonstrating his skills on a bike. Host LeVar Burton discusses rollerblades, and presents footage of skateboarders and freestyle bikers.
educational-television, reading, book, reading-skills, field-trip, learning-skills, literature