Reading Rainbow Coming Back as an App

It looks like  LeVar Burton is sort of resurrecting Reading Rainbow. According to his website,, children will soon be able to access hundreds of books through an app for tablet devices that will provide a “Reading Rainbow like experience.” The collection of books to be available have been curated by LeVar himself. As a fan of the show back in the day, I’m curious to see what this new version of Reading Rainbow will be like. Hopefully it will be able to teach kids that they can go anywhere and be anything through reading books. And I certainly hope he’ll incorporate the original theme song with this new app.

Because it’s Friday and in honor of Reading Rainbow’s comeback, let’s take some time out from our busy days to enjoy said theme song: