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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
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Oh, the Places You'll Go! (edition 1990)

by Dr. Seuss

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Title:Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Authors:Dr. Seuss
Info:Random House, New York (1990), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 56 pages
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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

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Oh, the places you'll go! is a great book for all children that shows inspiration to going places in life. It shows an amazing message that all students could relate to. If you work hard, you will go places. Dr. Suess shows the readers that anything is possible if you put your mind to. This fantasy children's book would be great for students in all grades but I would recommend for the third grade-fifth grade to look at the moral of a story. I would use this book in my classroom because it is fun and students could always look at the positive book as a reminder to work hard and know that they can go places with their life! ( )
  gnicho2 | Apr 23, 2019 |
Oh the Places I’ll go is a cute rhyming book that mixes fantasy with reality. This book is very intriguing in terms of its cartoonish illustrations. It allows readers to have a sense of freedom as they dream about all the new places that life will take them. Dr. Seuss does a great job of showing people that no matter where life takes them, a person can do anything they set their mind too. ( )
  adanic1 | Apr 16, 2019 |
This book sends an amazing message to its readers. It teaches readers about reaching their fullest potential. there may be obstacles you will have to face, but you can always reach your fullest potential if you put your mind to it. This book is full of great meaning and many literary devises that I can utilize in my classroom. ( )
  efairman4 | Mar 17, 2019 |
Oh, The Places You'll Go is an amazing book. It has always been a popular book. The book's message about life and how it always has ups and downs no matter how far you go is a powerful one. The illustrations in the book complement Dr.Seuss's words throughout the book. I would recommend this book to people of all ages because it provides a great message. ( )
  MadalynB | Jan 27, 2019 |
This is an awesome book about reaching your full potential! It talks about obstacles you may have to overcome and if you push through you'll make it someplace wonderful.

Dr. Suess teaches us many lessons but I really like this one! I have always loved this book and the meaning it carries. Very inspirational and a great gift for graduates!!
  Hayleykeyser | Dec 4, 2018 |
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e auteur heeft ook hier weer een stevig absurd verhaal gecreëerd dat je meesleept doorheen zijn wondere wereld, waarin je van de ene verbazing in de andere valt.
Het vertelstandpunt vanuit het jongetje dwingt je tot kiezen en meeleven. Zo leidt dit boek ook tot reflecteren en vertalen naar je eigen, herkenbare wereld.
De tekst op rijm is doordacht geconstrueerd en leest vlot.
De fantasierijke woordenschat wekt verwondering op en dwingt respect af.
En doordat het hoogst absurde, quasi-nonsens-gehalte gelinkt blijft aan de herkenbare realiteit, verlies je nergens het spoor.
De fantasierijke prenten in ouderwets aandoende kleuren versterken de tekst en vice versa. Te gekke figuren met een grote beweeglijkheid en overduidelijke expressies loodsen je doorheen de absurde, eigengereide wereld van Dr. Seuss, waarin het goed vertoeven is.
 
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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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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