Reading Rainbow (1996)

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 this episode of the Reading Rainbow series, the featured story, Someplace Else, tells about Mrs. Tilby, a woman who seeks a more exciting place to live than her own little town. She visits many locales before settling on the solution that is perfect for her needs. Host LeVar Burton discusses all the traveling he's done and shares some of his fondest memories and souvenirs with young viewers. The program provides a look at the diverse places that people live, including Hawaii and New York City. Books with a related theme are reviewed by the young critics, including Town Mouse, Country Mouse, Me on the Map, and Somewhere in the World Right Now.

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educational-television, reading, book, reading-skills, field-trip, learning-skills, literature