LeVar Burton wants to read you his favorite short stories
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LeVar Burton made his name as an actor on shows like Roots and Star Trek: The Next Generation, but many remember him best as the host of PBSs Reading Rainbow, where he spent 21 seasons recommending books to children. After the show ended, he launched an iPad app and later a Kickstarter (which became one of the most popular campaigns in the companys history) to bring his literary recommendations into the 21st century. Burton has since parted ways with the studio behind Reading Rainbow, but his commitment to literature and literacy continues with his own…