Episode Detail: Our Big Home: An Earth Poem - Reading Rainbow
Earth as home to everyone is the theme. Included: host LeVar Burton visits the United Nations. Also: Canadian youngsters from a youth-run organization called Kids Can Free the Children travel to Nicaragua, where they teach an English class and help build an extension on a schoolhouse. The story: “Our Big Home: An Earth Poem,” by Linda Glaser (read by Naomi Judd).