Reading Rainbow - Season 15

PBS (ended 2006)




Episode Guide

  • 10/11/96
    Music and orchestras are profiled in this tuneful show. The episode soon gets rhythmic when LeVar introduces the viewers to the theatrical percussion group, Stomp. Gregory Hines reads Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin, a counting story that mentions all the different types of instruments that are played in bands and orchestras and the kinds of groups they make based on many play at once.moreless
  • Someplace Else
    Episode 4
    LeVar is in his travel room where he has a collection of maps. He shares the wonders of traveling across the United States and seeing all the different sites, as well as exploring the excitement of using maps. Carol Kane reads a tale about a lady who decides to visit her children all over the country, but never stays long because of a need to be "someplace else."moreless
  • Hotel Animal
    Episode 3
    Big and small is looked at in different ways. John Cunningham reads a story about a lizard couple who go on vacation, only to find that the hotel they booked is much more equipped to service large animals, so they end up sleeping in a dollhouse.
  • 10/8/96
    How all different types of bread are made, and how just about every culture has some form of bread, is explored in this episode.
  • Always My Dad
    Episode 1
    BJ Crosby narrates the story of a young girl and her brothers, who spend the summer with their grandparents while both their parents work at jobs out of town, and how their father visits whenever he can.