Reading Rainbow

Season 7 Episode 2

Stay Away from the Junkyard!

Aired Weekdays 2:30 PM Jul 04, 1989 on PBS



  • Trivia

    • The Velveteen Rabbit was one of the books introduced in this episode, but it was never actually described. The book is about a toy rabbit who wants to become a real live bunny.

  • Quotes

    • LeVar: Just because something is old, it doesn't mean it's junk. I mean, you can't always tell on the first look.

  • Notes

    • Featured Books:

      Stay Away from the Junkyard! by Tricia Tusa
      Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
      The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
      The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
      The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

  • Allusions