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Reading Rainbow - Season 10

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PBS (ended 2006)

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Episode Guide

  • Berlioz the Bear
    Berlioz the Bear
    Episode 10
    10/16/92
    6.5
    LeVar cruises the musical realms of New York in a program featuring the Boys Choir of Harlem. James Averynarrates the tale of Berlioz the Bear, a story about a bass-playing bear who gets in a jam. His animal friends who play music help him out, but all fail until a bee from inside Berlioz's bass saves the day.moreless
  • Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies
    What is it like to be adopted? In what may be the high point of the 10th season, this show has a lengthy sequence about adopted children in families. Andrew Lei narrates Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies, a story about a boy who was adopted by a pair of parents who wanted a child very much.moreless
  • Seashore Surprises
    Seashore Surprises
    Episode 8
    10/14/92
    9.0
    LeVar journeys to the shores of Sanibel Island, off the Gulf Coast of Florida, to witness the tides, feel the sand, and examine some plant life.
  • 10/13/92
    9.5
    A program devoted to mud sees LeVar get his hands into the claymation of the featured book, The Piggy in the Middle.
  • Come a Tide
    Come a Tide
    Episode 6
    10/12/92
    7.7
    LeVar discusses the weather: how it is traced, tracked, and covered in the media.Kids our shown how they can make a "soda bottle tornado",how a barometer works, and read the book, "Come a Tide". All this is prelude to the dramatic footage of Hurricane Hugo as it wrought havoc on South Carolina in 1989.moreless
  • Sophie and Lou
    Sophie and Lou
    Episode 5
    10/9/92
    7.5
    LeVar takes a spirited leap into the world of dance. He gets a mambo lesson from Latin dancer, Jackie Rios, and has a hop while learning some fresh hip-hop moves. LeVar also shows that there are different kinds of dancing done all over the world. Lola Falana narrates Sophie and Lou, a story of a young lady who is very shy and lives all alone. Sophie learns to dance by herself until she meets her match.moreless
  • Rechenka's Eggs
    Rechenka's Eggs
    Episode 4
    10/8/92
    8.8
    LeVar takes up decorating eggs and shows us that they're one of nature's extraordinary wonders. The author of the featured book shows us how she got the idea for the story. We also see how animals in nature hatch their eggs.
  • Sam the Sea Cow
    Sam the Sea Cow
    Episode 3
    10/7/92
    8.7
    LeVar goes to Florida to help take care of manatee with a crew of marine biology experts. He gets to feed a baby manatee, and assists in returning a rehabilitated manatee back to the ocean. Jason Robards reads the feature story of a true tale about a young manatee named Sam whose curiosity caused him to get stuck in drain pipe, and how he was rescued and returned to the sea.moreless
  • The Wall
    The Wall
    Episode 2
    10/6/92
    7.7
    LeVar visits the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, and discusses its historical significance to helping people learn about the service men and woman who died in the war. Artist Mia Lin, who designed the black granite wall, is profiled as she describes the reasons she chose the materials and design style for the monument. Jason Ruggiero reads the featured story of a boy who accompanies his father to the monument to search for his paternal grandfather's name on the wall, and his observations of other visitors.moreless
  • Tar Beach
    Episode 1
    10/5/92
    6.0
    LeVar's presence looms over New York once again, this time literally. He's taken to the roof of one of the nondescript skyscrapers, very close to the bridge mentioned in the featured book, Tar Beach.
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