Boy’s Front Yard Library SHUT DOWN By City Officials Over ZONING

Nine-year-old, Spencer Collins of Leawood, Kansas, thought it a good idea to open his own front-yard library so neighbors could share books, mingle and learn.. Then the government stepped in..

City officials shut down the makeshift library over violating a city zoning ordinance.

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Collins loves reading. “It’s kinda like a whole ‘nother world, and I like that.” the boy told reporters. Continue reading

“Reading Rainbow” Reaches its End

Sad news for literature fans. Reading Rainbow, the PBS childrens’ show that inspired millions of kids to read (including me), has ended. Today’s episode will be its last after an impressive 26 year run.

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Reading Rainbow

The show, hosted by LeVar Burton, would profile a new book in each episode, usually accompanied by animation or some sort of adaptation of the work.  The show would always end with children reviewing other books.  Throughout the … Continue Reading Post