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READING RAINBOW Stories

By Jackie Burrell
Friday, February 29th, 2008 at 11:10 am in Books, TV.

LeVar Burton, Reading Rainbow, PBS Any “Reading Rainbow” fans out there? The wonderful PBS kids show about great children’s books is hosting its annual “Young Authors and Illustrators Contest.” If you’ve got a budding writer or artist at home, check it out. For information on Bay Area entries in particular, click here. Some 900 Bay Area kids entered the contest last year – each got a certificate signed by host LeVar Burton (pictured, left), and winners partied at KQED-TV. Pretty cool.

Speaking of books, don’t forget to tune in this Sunday, when the Childhood Matters radio show tackles the topic of “Reading with Your Child” – how, why and what. 9 a.m. 98.1 KISS-FM and 105.1 KOCN-FM. Listen live or download the podcast afterward.

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  1. cleveland Says:

    you r awsome dude loved u in roots and star trek u are the best around and no ones ever gunna bring u down

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