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  1. Chuck MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Albany Times Union

    ... Child's latest cooking creation? How many of us either learned about reading by watching LeVar Burton's "Reading Rainbow," or who enjoyed watching "Reading Rainbow" with our children? Oh look at this - a rarity on public broadcasting, a domestic ...

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  2. LeVar Burton tells UMass Lowell Class of 2015: 'Be bold, fearless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series and films. But it is as the host and executive producer of "Reading Rainbow," the third longest-running children's series on PBS, that he has perhaps had the most impact. The series, which earned more ...

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  3. WNED's Reading Rainbow resurrected through online SkybraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Business Journal

    TV's long-running Reading Rainbow children's program went off the air in 2009, but a new online service will see the brand live on through a whole new medium. May 13 marked the launch of Skybrary by Reading Rainbow, an online library with more than 500 books and 150 "video field trips" narrated by actor LeVar Burton .

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  4. Skybrary by Reading Rainbow Available on the WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Black Enterprise

    Reading Rainbow, the well-loved children's brand, has launched a Web-based library of children's books and story-driven educational video field trips for youngsters age 2-9. Built on the foundation of the industry-leading educational app that was launched in 2012 and the Peabody Award-winning television series, Skybrary was funded by a record-breaking 2014 Kickstarter campaign.

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  5. Reading Rainbow's New Website Launched TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    To not fall flat on your face, make sure all your ducks are in a row before you hit that launch button. The beloved TV show Reading Rainbow , which debuted in June of 1983, lasted 26 seasons and inspired a generation of kids to find pleasure and excitement in reading.

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  6. Reading Rainbow launches digital library platform SkybraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Business Journal

    The long-running beloved children's TV show "Reading Rainbow" that made books come alive for millions of children has rolled out a new web-based platform, Skybrary, featuring an extensive online library. The launch of the website-based subscription service comes after a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign last year that raised more than $6.4 million from roughly 105,000 backers during 35 days.

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  7. Reading RainbowA Fulfills Kickstarter Promise With Launch Of Online Service: SKYBRARYARead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Freshnews

    Beloved children's brand Reading Rainbow today launches SKYBRARY , the all-new web-based digital library of hand-curated children's books and story-driven educational video field trips, created for kids ages 2-9. Designed to entice and excite children's natural sense of curiosity about their world, SKYBRARY delivers an adventure-based unlimited book reading and video field trip experience.

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  8. A First Look At The All-New Reading Rainbow Site, Launching TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Fast Company

    Reading Rainbow , the much-loved, long-running children's show that relaunched as an app in 2012 and set a Kickstarter record last year for its subscription website, is launching a new web platform today. The new site, called Skybrary by Reading Rainbow , will feature at launch more than 500 interactive books and 150 video "field trips," as well as access to vintage Reading Rainbow content--with new books and field trips added each week.

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  9. 'Roots' remake on the way with LeVar Burton executive producingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Mashable

    ... the newcomer who went on to star in Star Trek: The Next Generation and host the popular children's program Reading Rainbow . Aside from Burton, big name stars like Cicely Tyson, Maya Angelou and O.J. Simpson starred in the original miniseries. A ...

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  10. Celebrating the 35th Annual Los Angeles Times Book PrizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Library Journal

    ... in advance gave the prize ceremony extra reach. Actor LeVar Burton received the Innovator's Award for Reading Rainbow, which he hosted on television, then turned into an app and is producing as a tool to help at-risk kids. T.C. Boyle was given the ...

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  11. Festival of Books: Short stories differ from novels, but how exactly?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the Innovator's Prize in 2015 for his work with Reading Rainbow, the television show-turned-app-turned-website. Actor LeVar Burton, reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the ...

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  12. Festival of Books: Why Claudia Rankine's book on racism has no endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the Innovator's Prize in 2015 for his work with Reading Rainbow, the television show-turned-app-turned-website. Actor LeVar Burton, reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the ...

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  13. TV star LeVar Burton encourages adults to help spark children's imaginations with booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Greeley Tribune

    The first efforts of TV star LeVar Burton's attempt to re-envision "Reading Rainbow" for the digital age go live at the end of this month. Decades ago, technologies that today feel second-nature were nothing but nebulous concepts in the imaginations of science fiction authors and screenplay writers.

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  14. The winners of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... announced awards were also presented at the ceremony. Actor LeVar Burton received the Innovator's Award for Reading Rainbow, which he hosted on television, turned into an app and is producing as a tool for at-risk kids. Author T.C. Boyle was awarded ...

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  15. Festival of Books: Which LeVar Burton do you know, 'Roots' or 'Reading Rainbow'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... in Los Angeles. But if you know Burton for his role as host of the immensely popular children's show, "Reading Rainbow," "You are an eternal kid and an eternal reader," said Morrison, who moderated a conversation with Burton in front of a packed ...

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  16. Authors Janet Fitch, Cynthia Bond share admiration for each other's workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the Innovator's Prize in 2015 for his work with Reading Rainbow, the television show-turned-app-turned-website. Actor LeVar Burton, reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the ...

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  17. Author Claire Bidwell Smith on life's good, bad and ickyRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the Innovator's Prize in 2015 for his work with Reading Rainbow, the television show-turned-app-turned-website. Actor LeVar Burton, reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the ...

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  18. Coming to the Festival of Books: Angela FlournoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the Innovator's Prize in 2015 for his work with Reading Rainbow, the television show-turned-app-turned-website. Actor LeVar Burton, reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the ...

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  19. Literary Idol: Amelia Gray on Shirley JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the Innovator's Prize in 2015 for his work with Reading Rainbow, the television show-turned-app-turned-website. Actor LeVar Burton, reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the ...

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  20. PBS's Reading Rainbow has hit the end of it's road.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Well, if you grew up in the 80's you would immediately think of the PBS show Reading Rainbow , then the theme song is instantly stuck in your head for the rest of the day. Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high, Take a look, it's in a book - Reading Rainbow ... Reading Rainbow aired for the last time on Friday after 26 years, due to contract expiration.

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