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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

by Dr. Seuss

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This is a great informational book for kids. This book focuses on the narrator and his various travels throughout the book. This book is very educational and the young students will love all the colorful pictures. This book is a good choice for children of all ages who enjoy a good picture book. This book will be able to keep the students interested in the story the whole time. I feel like you can never go wrong with a Dr. Seuss book. ( )
  loganbuttram330 | Jul 22, 2014 |
One of the valedictorians at my high school read this as their graduation speech. Such a perfect choice. I've long forgotten what the other's words of wisdom might have been, but I still remember this book as one that is fitting for someone of any age when they are at the start of a new path in life. ( )
  MCHBurke | Jul 7, 2014 |
Excelente cuento del Dr. Seusss, indudablemente sus cuentos son transformadores. Es para leerlo a nuestros niños y niñas, todo un paseo hacia el descubrimiento, los niños y niñas pueden mover las montañas que quieran, solo tienen que tomar el día para hacerlo.
Muy bello, parafraseando "recuerda que la vida es un acto de gran equilibrio."

Este libro motiva a los niños y niñas a descubrir el mundo, las montañas, la vida. Que a pesar de que habrán cosas que les asusten, los enemigos en sus mentes, el miedo, etc, deberán de seguir descubriendo, porque así es como llegaran lejos, enfrentando sus problemas donde sea que estos se lleguen a encontrar. ( )
  Pamelangeles | Jul 3, 2014 |
I liked the book “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss for three reasons. First, the writing is engaging with rhyming words on some pages, which makes it fun for the audience to read. For example, Dr. Seuss rhymes “care” with “there” and “feet and “street.” Second, the illustrations enhance the story and fit the written text well. When Dr. Seuss talks about not knowing which street to take it shows a young boy wondering aimlessly down multiple streets, this also fits with the theme of the story. Lastly, while this book is a fun read it pushes readers to think about life in general. It shows readers why and how they should make good decisions. “With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.” The main message of the story “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” is about having new experiences. ( )
  rschin1 | May 11, 2014 |
This was another book that I just recently had the pleasure of going back to re read. My mother gave me this book when I was about 11, she wrote an encouraging note in the back for me to travel the world and reach my dreams. This book can be a simple book filled with fun rhymes and words for young ones or an inspirational book for the older kids. This is a sweet heart warming book appropriate for many occasions. ( )
  Jordanlaine | Apr 30, 2014 |
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This is a great inspirational story that gives children hope for the future. Great to use at the end of the year.
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Oh, the Places You'll Go! is a story to help children with their rhyming skills. Throughout the story the main character is traveling to far and near places. He ventures into lands that all different. He gets scared one place, happy at another, and so on. The story is about how children should not be afraid of experiencing the world. In fact, after visiting new places you can gain appreciation for your home and how secure and known it is to you.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0679805273, Hardcover)

Inspirational yet honest, and always rhythmically rollicking, Oh, the Places You'll Go! is a perfect sendoff for children, 1 to 100, entering any new phase of their lives. Kindergartners, graduate students, newlyweds, newly employeds--all will glean shiny pearls of wisdom about the big, bountiful future. The incomparable Dr. Seuss rejoices in the potential everyone has to fulfill their wildest dreams: "You'll be on your way up! / You'll be seeing great sights! / You'll join the high fliers / who soar to high heights." At the same time, he won't delude the starry-eyed upstart about the pitfalls of life: "You can get all hung up / in a prickle-ly perch. / And your gang will fly on. / You'll be left in a Lurch."

But fear not! Dr. Seuss, with his inimitable illustrations and exhilarating rhymes, is convinced ("98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed") that success is imminent. As long as you remember "to be dexterous and deft. And NEVER mix up your right foot with your left," things should work out. (All ages) --Emilie Coulter

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Advice in rhyme for proceeding in life; weathering fear, loneliness, and confusion; and being in charge of your actions.

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