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

    13 hrs ago | Windsor Now

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

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Author Claire Bidwell Smith on life's good, bad and ickyRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Coming to the Festival of Books: Angela FlournoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  5. Literary Idol: Amelia Gray on Shirley JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  6. 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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  7. Tavis Smiley remembers his friend Maya AngelouRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  8. Producer Brian Grazer stays curious and writes about how he does itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  9. Times' celebration of the written word opens its 20th chapterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  10. Tumblr a place for readers and favorite authors to connectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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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  11. LeVar Burton catalyzes a Reading Rainbow rebirthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... of books on my tablet. Also unthinkable not too long ago was the revival of the children's television series Reading Rainbow . As host and executive producer, Burton helped make the series - in which he ushered kids through adventures inspired by ...

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  12. The color and the shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... home and at school. I loved reading. It allowed me to go to places different from where I was. Did you watch Reading Rainbow as a kid? I loved LeVar Burton and how kids interacted with the program by reading books. I can still sing the show's theme ...

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  13. People: LeVar Burton to deliver commencement addressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Cape Cod Times

    ... starred in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series and films. He was also host and executive producer of "Reading Rainbow," which inspired generations of children to read. The estate of the late Texas pop star Selena is suing a record label it ...

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  14. Outlook's 7th Annual Spring CleaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    ... the life into someone's creative vision. And occasionally they do: The Pebble smartwatch and Levar Burton's "Reading Rainbow" revival came about thanks to creditors like you. An endless stream of

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  15. Sam Quinones outlines the path of addiction from painkiller to heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Los Angeles Times

    ... filled with people testing software, including some, in teeny chairs, who are about 6 years old. Welcome to Reading Rainbow, the former PBS television show turned iPad app that's poised to roll out its next iteration on the Web. Toward the back of ...

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  16. LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading RainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Los Angeles Times

    'When your first job is as Kunta Kinte, then you either get on with it or you crumble,' LeVar Burton says Toward the back of LeVar Burton's L.A. office there's a room filled with people testing software, including some, in teeny chairs, who are about 6 years old. Welcome to Reading Rainbow, the former PBS television show turned iPad app that's poised to roll out its next iteration on the Web.

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  17. People: LeVar Burton to deliver commencement addressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Cape Cod Times

    ... starred in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series and films. He was also host and executive producer of "Reading Rainbow," which inspired generations of children to read. The estate of the late Texas pop star Selena is suing a record label it ...

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  18. Levar Burton, Former Host Of 'Reading Rainbow,' To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... starred in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series and films. He was also host and executive producer of "Reading Rainbow," which inspired generations of children to read.

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  19. LeVar Burton to deliver UMass-Lowell commencement addressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... starred in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series and films. He was also host and executive producer of "Reading Rainbow," which inspired generations of children to read. Welcome to your discussion forum: Click the login link below to sign in ...

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  20. LeVar Burton to speak at UMass Lowell graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... TV series and films -- Burton has perhaps had the most impact as the host and executive producer of "Reading Rainbow," which inspired generations of children to read. The series, which earned more than 200 honors, including a Peabody Award and 26 ...

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