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Reading Rainbow

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Reading Rainbow is an American children's television series. It aired on PBS Kids from July 11, 1983 to November 10, 2006. It encouraged children to read. In 2012, an iPad and Kindle Fire educational interactive book was launched with the Reading Rainbow name.

The public television series won over 200 broadcast awards, including a Peabody Award and 26 Emmy Awards. Eleven of those awards were in the "Outstanding Children's Series" category.

When the show was canceled in November 10, 2006, reruns ran until August 28, 2009.[1]

The original team included Lynne Brenner Ganek, Ellen Schecter, and LeVar Burton.

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  1. "Schedule Listings". Idahoptv.org. Retrieved Mar 7, 2016.