November 17, 2017

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Take a Look in a Digital Book with Reading Rainbow Skybrary School | Reference Online

Elementary students—and their teachers and parents—are in for a treat with this wide array of digital titles.

This article was published in School Library Journal's June 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

LeVar Burton Launches Skybrary School

LeVar Burton has launched Skybrary School, a web-based library and supplemental reading service. The executive producer of Reading Rainbow, Burton talked to SLJ about diverse books and more.

Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton Talks About His Children’s Book About Depression | ALA Midwinter 2015

Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton talks about his first children’s book The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm, published by his multimedia company RRKidz, about a depressed rhino, a character that Burton hopes can help kids overcome the social stigma of mental illness.

And Now We Are 60: SLJ, the profession, and culture from 1954 to today

To mark School Library Journal’s 60th year as an independent magazine, a look back at some highlights—including some favorite covers.

This article was published in School Library Journal's September 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Reading Rainbow Reaches for $5 Million Mark on Kickstarter

Levar Burton, known for hosting the popular PBS children’s show “Reading Rainbow” has earned over $3.5 million dollars on Kickstarter to expand his “Reading Rainbow” app for a cost. His goal is to reach $5 million, and his fundraising success hasn’t come without criticism.