Reading Rainbow

Snowy Day: Stories And Poems

Season 8, Episode 5 of 10

In Jackson Hole, Wyoming host LeVar Burton uses snowshoes to walk thro ugh the knee-deep snow and shoots down Gut Flop hill on his sled. "Win ter Morning", a poem by Ogden Nash, read by the ledgendary Lena Horne, captures the feeling of a snowy winter day. Susan Butcher, a sled dog trainer, makes the most of the snow and races the Iditarod, an 11 day sled dog race held every year that covers 1,158 miles from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska. Lacey Chabert reads Karla Kuskin's poem "Snow" about a day spent in the snow Richard Courtney narrates Robert Frost's class ic, "Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening". The kids review "Over the River and Through the Wood", "Winter" and "Stopping By the Woods o n a Snowy Evening".

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