Home Feed
Home
Search
Search
Add Review, Blurb, Quote
Add
Activity
Activity
Profile
Profile
Reading Rainbow Readers
Reading Rainbow Readers: Friendship Stories You Can Share | Chronicle Books
70 posts | 1 read | 2 to read
Collects five short stories for children about the importance and rewards of friendship.
Amazon Indiebound Barnes and Noble WorldCat Goodreads LibraryThing
Pick icon
100%
blurb
CareBear
post image

Preach!

Karisa LeVar Burton for president! Love that guy! 2d
Scochrane26 I grew up watching Reading Rainbow in school. Sometimes I listen to his podcast. Love him! 2d
Samplergal I‘ll drink to that! 2d
See All 7 Comments
readordierachel 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 2d
Suet624 Good for him for speaking up about this 2d
LibrarianRyan amen! 2d
StephanieGeiser I couldn‘t love this quote any more! 💕 2d
44 likes7 comments
quote
rather_be_reading
post image

Also missing Levar today too 😭

Literary.Gem37 I use to love Reading Rainbow, and Wishbone.. 2mo
61 likes1 comment
blurb
DrawingSustenance
post image

Liatrek One of my favorite Community episodes 🤣 3mo
53 likes1 comment
blurb
Tera0707
post image

Loving my new shirt!! (Ordered from Teepublic... they have so many cool designs! And can get in shirt, mug, or sticker form)

GloVerdino I want one! 4mo
Tera0707 @GloVerdino I was so excited when I saw it. My husband was like “cool! You should get it!” Didn‘t have to tell me twice lol. You should totally get one 😄 (edited) 4mo
47 likes2 comments
blurb
StayCurious
post image

#colormepretty @Sweetkokoro #rainbow One is YA and one is random.

quote
rather_be_reading
post image

So cool!! I love LeVar!

wanderinglynn ❤️❤️❤️ 6mo
nelehelen Awww love that 6mo
gradcat So cool! I love listening to him read on his podcast. ♥️ 6mo
marleed Very cool! 6mo
66 likes4 comments
blurb
Eggs
post image

I think LeVar would approve 🌈

#rainbowspines #jazzyjune

anored My daughter & I loved watching Reading Rainbow! 6mo
jb72 He has a podcast where he reads adult short stories. 6mo
Kaye I like his touch of grey hair 👨🏼‍🦳. Cute. 6mo
See All 6 Comments
StayCurious My husband really liked your inclusion of LeVar lol. (edited) 6mo
Hollie Pretty! I wish I was home with my books to make a rainbow spine pic! 6mo
Eggs @anored @jb72 @Kaye @StayCurious @Hollie Thanks for commenting! My hubs and I were always mesmerized by Levar-we used to watch it with our kids👏🏻🌈🥰 6mo
85 likes6 comments
blurb
Megabooks
post image

I just wanted to share how much I love the Star Trek: TNG/Reading Rainbow crossover episode during TNG month. This link is bloopers from the season one episode Symbiosis, which is actually about drug addiction. 🤷🏻‍♀️

https://youtu.be/RLw1X6bAayw

LeVar also showed how they made transporter beams (glitter in water) & some models from When the Bough Breaks in other parts of the RR episode.

Look for #StarTrekSummerJune prompts this weekend! 🖖🏻

Dragon Live long and prosper 🖖 7mo
Megabooks @Dragon LLAP right back at you 🖖🏻 7mo
Larkken Awesome. I was just feeling nostalgic for TNG 🖖🏻 7mo
See All 6 Comments
Megabooks @Larkken I love TNG! 7mo
tournevis I loved that crossover episode so much, I taped it back in the day. 6mo
Megabooks @tournevis Me too! It was fantastic. I love behind-the-scenes stuff, bloopers, outtakes, etc. 6mo
70 likes6 comments
blurb
wanderinglynn
post image

My TBR jar (complete with a guardian ninja gnome) for the #24B4Monday #popjargame.

TheReadingMermaid Hahaha ❤️🖤❤️ the ninja gnome 8mo
Andrew65 Love it! The jar is very secure! 😂 8mo
tammysue Cute!!! 😂 8mo
93 likes3 comments
blurb
Well-ReadNeck
post image

My latest podcast obsession. It‘s also put several short story collections on my TBR

https://wellreadneck.wordpress.com/2019/03/01/podcast-recommendation-levar-burto...

SoniaC I love it! 9mo
melissajayne One of my favourite podcasts. Love how he goes through a breathing exercise before he starts the story. 9mo
InLibrisVeritas I love this podcast! It really brings back that feeling of watching Reading Rainbow, but is like 10x more soothing. 9mo
greenreads It's good! This podcast introduced me to Lesley Nneka Arimah's short story collection. :D 9mo
108 likes4 comments
blurb
LibrarianRyan
post image

Had a pretty dismal February. Just not in the mood. Currently reading the Belles. I‘m enjoying it but also annoyed by it. But I think I finally hit the part that will keep my attention.

britt_brooke I‘m impressed by the number of challenges you‘re doing! 9mo
LibrarianRyan I bet I only actually finish 3 of them. 9mo
MelissaSue81 So many challenges! 9mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego You did great! 📚💖 9mo
65 likes4 comments
blurb
Stephaniereads1
post image

1. Two grey kitties ash and Goku yes my husband loves anime
2. Reading with a side of reading
3. Singing, listening to music
4. Colorado, New York and kansas (my bestie is there)
5. What would do if you won the lotto? Get a bigger home so I could build a library and a recording studio and get take out all day plus share with friends and family
@howjessreads #fryayintro

SW-T LOL! I like your weekend plans 😉 10mo
wanderinglynn If I won the lotto, I‘d pay off my law school loans. 10mo
Stephaniereads1 They are my normal plans! 10mo
See All 12 Comments
Stephaniereads1 That is smart. I paid my loans off awhile ago thank god. 10mo
AnansiGirl “Reading with a side of reading” I love that comment 😄 10mo
JacqMac I‘d buy a house, too. And it would be half library. With a ladder. 10mo
Stephaniereads1 I read a lot! 10mo
Stephaniereads1 I have always wanted a ladder! 10mo
madamereadsalot1 I would pay off my debts, they're not much by most people's standards. And give my kids, my parents, and my sister some money. Then I'd invest a chunk, save a chunk, and travel as much as I could. Also, get all the tattoos I want 10mo
Stephaniereads1 I would definitely pay my debts first. I don‘t want a giant house. I just need a space for a library and recording area! What would be your next tattoo? 10mo
Lauram I know 2 people that won the lottery and 1 person that won a million on a scratch off ticket. It would be so great to win! 10mo
Stephaniereads1 Wow! 10mo
54 likes12 comments
blurb
mjester
post image

Some of my earliest and fondest memories of reading are from this show. Now I can't sleep and have the theme song stuck in my head.

Aloisi_tribe Have you listened to Levar Burton‘s podcast? It‘s like an adult version of Reading Rainbow. 10mo
dariazeoli Yes! LeVar Burton is a huge reason I‘m a bookworm 10mo
See All 9 Comments
mjester @Aloisi_tribe I haven't heard the podcast but I'm excited just knowing it's out there. 😯 10mo
mjester @dariazeoli Me too! Happy Friday. 10mo
MStew "I can do anything ..its in a book so take a look reading rainbow..""?????? loved this show as a kid!!! 10mo
mjester @meghan2714 And just like that, I have the song in my head again. 😄 I don't mind though, that's a rocking song. I loved that show too. I remember skipping school so I could catch the book reviews. 🤫 They seemed more important somehow... 10mo
MStew @mjester the book reviews were the best lol I always checked them out at library after wacthing 10mo
mjester @meghan2714 Me too, such a trusted source. 😀 10mo
21 likes9 comments
blurb
SW-T
post image

My niece was a huge Reading Rainbow fan. I was listening to a podcast and heard LeVar mention Skybrary so called to tell my niece about it. Guess who‘s ear got screamed in? 🤔 She‘s already created an account for her boys.

https://www.levarburtonkids.com/skybrary

#readingrainbow #levarburton #skybrary

review
TheBookHippie
post image
Pickpick

LAST ROUND of books today !All 127 kids I read with got 3 books each & box to a third grade for them to pick too.I found a way of explaining that they get to keep them forever, the books..I ask them if they know about adopting pets from the rescue or pound. Then I explain that I've rescued and fixed up these books so they can give them new homes . This works beautifully and they are so very excited to give the book a new home and take care of it!!

Tamra Sweet! 12mo
AmyG You are a book angel to these children. ❤️ (edited) 12mo
GingerAntics Oh that‘s so sweet. That‘s the perfect way to explain it to them. 12mo
See All 7 Comments
AlaMich That‘s lovely!! 12mo
RJHowe Great idea. Well done! 12mo
hermyknee I just wanted to say thank you for the holiday card you sent me!! ♥️♥️♥️ 12mo
TheBookHippie @hermyknee yay!!!! My mail is horrifically sloooooowwww 12mo
53 likes7 comments
blurb
TheBookHippie
post image

One of my little kinders 💗📖📚 this time of year my ESL kiddos start using more English 🙌🏻 it's so exciting

GingerAntics Aw she‘s so cute!!! 1y
TheBookHippie @GingerAntics There are 26 of them and they're all so cute!!!! My Tuesdays are always fun. I wore my hair different so they asked who made me take a bath🤣🤣🤣🤣and who did that to you ?!?! Bahaha honesty at its best. Along with oh you match today I think I'm doing okay 😳 1y
GingerAntics Oh my god you gotta love kids!!! I swear little kids are the best!!! Love how they associate hair looking different to having to take baths. 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣 I can‘t even with them. Clearly you have had a great day!!! 1y
57 likes3 comments
blurb
kstadt929
post image

Love this !!

LoverofLit So much love for this! 1y
Crazeedi Truth esp #4 1y
HufflepuffGirl90 Love this so much!! 1y
33 likes3 comments
blurb
GloVerdino
post image

Holy Cow! How did I just discover this! He‘s amazing, but you don‘t have to take my word for it (I couldn‘t resist!). Anyone else listening?

Nute I love listening to LeVar Burton‘s voice. Your absolutely correct...he is amazing!!!😉 1y
21 likes1 comment
blurb
Bookjunkie57
post image

Happy #NationalReadABookDay Littens! 📚📚📚

blurb
dariazeoli
post image

So if this is on Goodreads I can count it as an #audioread, right? LeVar Burton can totally add to my read shelf!

blurb
MatchlessMarie
post image

When your sister decides to text you the reading rainbow theme song 🌈😅📚

IheartYA The creator of the show was a patient of mine a few years ago. I thought that was so cool. 1y
MatchlessMarie @IheartYA That is so cool! 1y
71 likes2 comments
blurb
Lcsmcat
post image

We haven‘t had any rain, but we got a rainbow! My husband said “If you follow it to the end there‘s a Little Free Library.” 😂

Aimeesue 😂😂😂 1y
ReadZenRites Ohhh, what a great image! 😊💕 1y
saresmoore Haha! Hooray for husbands who get it! 1y
SilversReviews That would be fun to find a Little Free Library....lovely rainbow photo...thanks for sharing. 1y
62 likes4 comments
blurb
collegecatlady
post image

Everyone always knows I‘m in for a readathon! #8intwo

blurb
throwmeabook
post image
blurb
MrBook
post image

😂😂😂👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 #LitsyHumor

Elisa Hahahahaha I definitely feel like doing that when I love a book but I am usually able to reign it in 😅😅 2y
Reggie Lolololol 2y
Cathythoughts Oh dear... 😂. 😳that could be me (edited) 2y
See All 6 Comments
SarahPolaris Or I‘ll twist every single conversation into something about the plot 😅😂 2y
rohit-sawant 😂😂 2y
Craftylikefox 😂😂 2y
150 likes6 comments
blurb
MidnightBookGirl
post image

So I think I'm going to do this, or at least try. I do work this weekend and tomorrow I also have book club, so I'm going to count my time today (which means 4 days not 3 but I'll be in bed long before midnight). Let's get reading!

#13InThree @Samplergal

quote
Blueberry
post image

💚💛💙💜

#Butterfly #QuotsyMay18 @TK-421

TK-421 ❤️ 2y
Bradleygirl Aw I can hear it in my head 🦋 2y
RaimeyGallant Singing along! 2y
See All 8 Comments
rather_be_reading love him 2y
JoyNorstrom Lol! Yes that song is like riding a bike. You never forget ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Crystalblu I can do anything!!! 2y
SassyBookworm My FAVORITE show as a kid!! Now I‘m singing the song!!! Love it!!! 2y
LiterRohde Ear worm! 2y
81 likes1 stack add8 comments
blurb
kalinichta
post image

Between packing and looking for a new apartment, and then just being dead tired, I haven't really read yet this weekend. But I have been catching up on some episodes of the LeVar Burton Reads podcast. (Loved "Unassigned Territory" by Stephanie Powell Watts.) As an old Reading Rainbow fan, I get a little choked up when he signs off with "I'll see you next time. But you don't have to take my word for it." ??

Tamra Great story by Watts. I have that collection TBR. 😁 2y
GondorGirl This picture makes my nerdy little heart happy! 2y
kalinichta @Tamra I'm thinking I need to add it to my TBRs, too. 2y
kalinichta @GondorGirl What could be better than Geordie LaForge reading to NDT? It's like the apogee of a particular subset of nerddom. 2y
25 likes4 comments
blurb
Avanders
post image

Ok Last post for now 😁😁. Thanks for the tag @Jess7 ! 😘
1. Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
2. Harry Potter. Can you believe it?!
3. City of Saints and Madmen (Vandermeer)
4. Litsy and LibraryThing (ROOTs group)
5. Robert Jackson Bennett (author); Carlos Ruiz Zafon (author); Night Film; The Fold; Slade House; Bone Gap; Tearling series; Jonas Karlsson (author)

🌈 #RecommendationRainbow

I will tag:

blurb
Kshakal
post image

Just gonna leave this here... 🤓

mrozzz 🤓😎😏 2y
38 likes1 comment
blurb
JacintaMCarter
post image

It's possible that I'm late to the party on this one, but is anyone else listening to the LeVar Burton Reads podcast? His voice is so soothing that I don't even really care what kind of short story he's reading to me.

MuddyPuddle Wow, thanks for this info – I just signed up for his podcast 2y
Eggs ❤️Levar 2y
Lyn-Mara So much love for this man! ❤️ 2y
See All 9 Comments
TricksyTails Love this podcast! 2y
Karkar I love this podcast! He could read the phone book to me and I would listen! He has the best voice!! 2y
mabell I keep forgetting to look into it! Thanks for the reminder! 2y
Tamra It‘s wonderful and I really enjoy his ruminating over the stories at the end. I recently listened to him read a Stephanie Watts story and I am puzzled bc I don‘t interpret the end the way he does. I‘ve listened like 3 times now! 2y
CaitlinR Thank you, thank you for posting this. Hadn‘t found the podcast and I love the stories! 2y
rather_be_reading did not know about this! brb 2y
80 likes9 comments
blurb
Asthecroweflies
post image

Yep

shendrix413 All. The. Time. ❤️😂 2y
Tjackson When I see that in classrooms, I say the student is differentiating for him/herself. Often the teaching is not engaging when I see this. Kudos to the kid reading. 2y
Tanzy13 same lol, I remember one time my teacher took my book cause I kept reading ahead of the class lol 😂📚 2y
See All 8 Comments
Sungirl79 Same here lol!! 2y
Jess7 Hahah 2y
bookishkris I spent most of junior high and high school reading under my desk while the teacher was writing un the chalkboard. 2y
Jaimelire I used to read with a flashlight under my blankets. And in school I would hide a book on my lap, just under my desk and read during class. 2y
Mariesen I never got in trouble for reading while at school. Maybe because I was so ahead that I usually got told to sit outside the classroom and read whatever I wanted 😂 2y
89 likes8 comments
blurb
PrezBookster
post image

Exciting Update! 💕 you Litsy and Friends!

rubyslippersreads 🎉📚🎉📚🎉🎉🎉 2y
Dragon 👍😀🎉 2y
Suelizbeth Way to go! 🎊🎊🎉🎉🍾🍾📚📚❤️❤️ 2y
See All 16 Comments
tournevis 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 2y
JessClark78 🎊🎉🎊🎉🎊📚 2y
SassyBookworm Congratulations!!🍾🎉👏🏼 2y
Dolly 💥💥🎉🎉 2y
CrowCAH Woohoo congrats 🎉🎊 2y
Ddzmini Congratulations 🍾🎊🎉🎈 2y
hes7 Yay! 🎉 2y
Redwritinghood 🎉🎉🎉 2y
DGRachel Congrats!🎉🎉🍾🎉🎉 2y
Jas16 📚🎉👏 2y
LeahBergen 🎉🎉🎉🎉 2y
Librarybelle Congratulations! 2y
Dr.Who_number10 Congratulations!🎈🎉 2y
56 likes16 comments
blurb
StephBengtson
post image

Lol. Between working this weekend and the nasty cold I got yesterday. This is all the reading I got done. Next time, I‘ll be sure to take some PTO and maybe get myself a nice hotel room with no distractions. #24in48 #readathon

GypsyKat Is that 29 hours??? (edited) 2y
Eggs 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
StephBengtson @GypsyKat @Eggs it‘s 29 minutes. 😂 2y
See All 6 Comments
GypsyKat @StephBengtson Oh haha! Well still, you participated and that definitely counts for something! 😆💗📚 2y
drokka 🙌 2y
Listener15 🍾🎉🍾🎉🍾 2y
48 likes6 comments
blurb
PenguinInFlight
post image

1)Anywhere.
2)Bookmark, usually. But if I don‘t have one I will use scrap paper. I will never bend pages! 😱
3)I can just stop.
4)Yes. Very often, I have a cup of tea while I read. I like popcorn as a reading snack.
5)Not unless my husband is watching something while I read.
6)One at a time. Or one on audio and one print.
7)EVERYWHERE!
8)Silently.
9)No.
10)I try to keep them looking nice.
11)Very rarely.
12) @MaleficentBookDragon 🐲

SilversReviews I would NEVER bend the pages either. (edited) 2y
PenguinInFlight @SilversReviews it makes me cringe! 2y
28 likes2 comments
blurb
ManyWordsLater
post image

My TBR shelf is looking thinner than I‘ve seen it in a while. I don‘t know whether to be proud that I‘ve been reading more and buying less or frustrated that I haven‘t read more.
My reading goal for the year is an average of two books a month including four that are more than 500 pages.
#goals #tbr #shelfie

blurb
Clevercactus
post image

Happy New Year! 🎆 Have you set your Goodreads Challenge up yet? Are we friends on Goodreads? If not, let‘s fix that! Click my link above and friend me! #goodreads #goodreadschallenge

Maike I just sent you a a friend request 😉 it‘s really weird that Goodreads tells me that 13 challenged are finished already 😅 2y
Izai.Amorim Happy New Year! 2y
Clevercactus @Maike Thank you!! Yeah, I saw that about completing the challenge already. I guess if you set one book as a goal and you read a picture book....I suppose it‘s called ‘setting the bar low‘. 2y
Clevercactus @Izai.Amorim Happy New Year! 🎊🎆🎈 May all your reading be enjoyable in 2018!! 2y
9 likes4 comments
blurb
Smartypants
post image

I found it! I met my goal for the goodreads challenge, time to try for 75!

rubyslippersreads 🎉📚🎉📚🎉🎉🎉 2y
Andrew65 Well done, and good luck in shooting for 75! 🎉🎊👏 2y
11 likes2 comments
quote
tracy.m.ng
2 likes1 comment
blurb
CharissaWeaksAuthor
post image

Loving the tee I got for Christmas!

Ashley85 I need that! 👍🏾 2y
127 likes1 comment
blurb
Matilda
post image

So I woke up to a ton of new followers and wanted to say Hiiiiiiiiiiiii! And welcome. This community is amazing and wonderful and glad you found it. I read basically everything but especially a lot of mystery because I write Book Riot's Unusual Suspects newsletter ( https://bookriot.com/newsletter/unusual-suspects/ ). And you'll see a bunch of pics of my goat who may look like a dog but I swear she's a goat trapped inside a dog 🐐Happy reading!

kricheal Wow! You have a crazy amount of followers! 2y
AJBowers Love the unicorn lol! 2y
raseem Super 2y
See All 7 Comments
ThunderLight hey!! 2y
hammykhan Follow back 2y
Reader24601 Hi back! Enjoy your posts. Kickstarting my reading habit again after a long hiatus and hoping this app will keep me accountable. The goal is to read 30 minutes a day minimum and make a post about what I read daily for an entire year and see what miracles happen from that. That's for the great welcome! 2y
Matilda @Reader24601 great goal! Good luck! 2y
86 likes7 comments
blurb
Kodak2057
post image

#15kforCal I like to read in the tub... sorry not sorry 🤷🏼‍♀️ it‘s pretty much the only place I get quiet!

Book_in_hands That is the exact same thing that I am doing right now, I just have bubbles lol 2y
Kodak2057 ❤️ I have a bath bomb in there! 2y
Reecaspieces Best place ever to hide....um read 2y
Bostonmomx2 How much did that tat hurt? I have one and it hurt and I have a design for another and that would be the perfect spot but I‘m so damn chicken of the pain anymore 😕 2y
Kodak2057 @Bostonmomx2 I only have 3 but I didn‘t find it too bad, the worst was right over the little toe bones but it was like teeth gritting pain not screaming pain 2y
19 likes5 comments
blurb
OrangeMooseReads
post image

1. I‘m upping my GR from 50 to 75
2. I‘d like to get around to reading Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, First They Killed my Father, Slapstick.
3. Historical fiction. I think I‘ve read most genres, maybe Manga I haven‘t read that.
4. I am going to limit myself on swaps, probably only 2-3.
5. 100,000 but really I don‘t care I just love being a part of this community.
@IheartYA #2018goals

britt_brooke Slapstick is so bizarre! 2y
OrangeMooseReads @britt_brooke even for Kurt? Lol 2y
43 likes4 comments
blurb
kyraleseberg
post image

Accurate.

blurb
JackOBotts
post image

Happy with my #Goodreads reading challenge update! I usually set an attainable personal goal...and then enjoy crushing it! 👊🏼 Love seeing the amazing goals others are destroying here on #Litsy! #readersgonnaread #goals #justkeepreading

Laura317 Me, too! I saw some folks blowing up their goals. Inspiring. 2y
JackOBotts @Laura317 I have serious #readingenvy, but I'm thrilled with my progress! 📚 2y
35 likes2 comments
blurb
LazyLimaLife
post image

The earliest I‘ve ever finished my challenge goal!

britt_brooke Congratulations! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 2y
Jess7 🎉🎉 2y
7 likes2 comments
blurb
bitterbear
post image

Love this... 💖💖💖

blurb
wen4blu
post image

I think this is my new favorite podcast! I'm halfway through the available episodes and his story selection is excellent.

Redjewel_7734 I 💜💜💜💜 it!!! 2y
ReadingSusan It‘s so good!! I let him read me to sleep every night! And the next day I have to “rewind” the episode. 2y
stargazerblue49 I've been going on walks while listening to this. Love how soothing his voice is! 2y
See All 6 Comments
Tamra Really??? Thanks for posting! 2y
RaimeyGallant I'm going to tune in one of these days, I swear. 2y
Cathythoughts Very interesting, thanks for the tip 👍 2y
45 likes6 comments
blurb
awishman
post image

1. @Liberty on All the Books
2. I don't remember not loving books
3. Little House, Roald Dahl, Narnia, Anne books
4. American War
5. Star Wars
6. Idk? Friends Rewatch?
7. Dog Heaven
8. Back to Classics, Litsy, Read Harder, Litsy A to Z, MMD
9. BOTM
10. My mom

@LazyOwl #10questions

blurb
Readingnomad1
post image

Found this amazing podcast last night and I'm addicted. If you grew up watching the Reding Rainbow 🌈 you will appreciate this so much. In this podcast he reads adult short stories. #podcast #levarburtonreads