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Oh, the Places You'll Go [20th anniversary edition] (edition 2010)

by Dr. Seuss

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Title:Oh, the Places You'll Go [20th anniversary edition]
Authors:Dr. Seuss
Info:HarperCollins Publishers (2010), Edition: 20th anniversary ed, Hardcover
Collections:Your library, Children's Lit & Picture Books, Ex Libris tgm
Rating:*****
Tags:fiction, children, picture book, early reader, primary school, junior primary, rhyming text

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The journey of life and it's struggles. That is the main idea for the book Oh the Places You'll Go. From soaring high into the air to flying a banner high while riding an elephant. This is a great book for students with a great imagination. It is full of colors and interesting illustrations. It can make students think where they are heading in life and the plans for the future. ( )
  amccann | Jan 3, 2015 |
From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within. This is a great book for young readers. It is fantasizing while informational. It comes included with vivid illustrations that Dr.S uess includes in all of his books. This is a great book to gets kids involved and laughing. The illustrations are fun and bright. The text is easy to read and large. ( )
  eoertl1 | Dec 10, 2014 |
This is a great story for talking about life's journies. The places are endless of what to do and where to go. Dedication is important. The pictures make the story fulfilled and easy to keep the children's attention. Grade-2nd
  Jessie32 | Dec 9, 2014 |
Dr. Seuss created a wonderful book, in my opinion! I liked this book for many reasons. I first liked the main message this book generates, which is that life is a journey, and ups and downs happen, but wherever you end up is truly meant to be. I liked that this main message can relate to anyone and everyone. It is generated to the idea of "life" which means that it can apply many, and they can interpret in in their own special way, which is a great trait!

I also liked the writing, it's rhyming characteristics made it flow from page to page, and the language was especially colorful and bright. The illustrations were bold like the writing, which I liked as well. As I normally like all Dr. Seuss books, I really can call this one of my favorites. It is a good read for younger ages, our age, and older, and a book that can apply to so many certainly deserves a good review. I would recommend this book to anyone and would use it in the classroom without a doubt! ( )
  Skaide1 | Dec 8, 2014 |
This book makes for a good questioning strategy. Students will generate questions while reading the nonsensical text, the questions must be relevant and seek clarification, and make personal connections to the text. A quilt activity was explained in Gabi's minilesson where the questions are posted on the board in the pattern to create a visual question-quilt.
  ecm014 | Dec 1, 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

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:17:44 -0400)

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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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