I grew up in an age where I could watch reading rainbow and I did. When I was a kid it really was one of my favorite shows! You could have fun and be introduced to books and it really helped encourage my love of reading. I was so sad when reading rainbow became a no go whole generations missing out on it. So I was over the moon when I found out about the new Kickstarer campaign by LeVar Burton to bring it back.
From the site:
Hi. LeVar Burton here. You may know me as Kunta Kinte, from ROOTS, or Geordi La Forge, from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
You also may have grown up with me on Reading Rainbow.
It was my mother who taught me that, by picking up a book, I could “go anywhere” and “be anything.” Ever since Reading Rainbow began in 1983, I have dedicated myself to fostering a love of reading in children, just as my mother did for me.
Over the past year, I have watched Kickstarter bring communities together to support artists and inventors. Again and again, I have been inspired by watching like-minded people team up to accomplish impossible dreams, and to change the world.
Now, I am hoping you will join me on my mission: to bring Reading Rainbow back for every child, everywhere.
I joined in on the campaign and I think you could too. Here it is KickStarter