Reading Rainbow: Sports Pages (1989)

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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The theme for this episode of the series is sports, as LeVar Burton discusses the skills and attitudes needed to do well in many sports. He addresses the viewers from a gym and goes through a workout while explaining about the hard work necessary to excel, especially in the Olympic Games. Reading Rainbow: Sports Pages visits a brother and sister who are training together for a chance at the Olympics. In the featured book by Arnold Adoff, there are many poems about athletes, and Burton reads several. At the conclusion of the program, the young reviewers discuss the pros and cons of Soccer Sam and Sports.



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