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Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss
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Horton Hears a Who! (original 1954; edition 1954)

by Dr. Seuss (Author)

Series: Horton (2)

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Title:Horton Hears a Who!
Authors:Dr. Seuss (Author)
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (1954), Edition: Reissue, 72 pages
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great book to show rhymes. ( )
  coreylee75 | Nov 27, 2018 |
This is a great book because it can teach children to always follow their instincts and that no matter how different you may be, you can always be friends. This would be great in class to let students learn that being different is okay. ( )
  mls127 | Nov 26, 2018 |
Horton teaches the reader to trust their gut even though other people may question us in life. ( )
  Danielle_Rojas | Nov 26, 2018 |
Kindness, responsibility, keeping your promises, rhyming.
  lrp024 | Nov 21, 2018 |
This is a book about following your gut and believing in yourself. Even though everyone was telling Horton that he was imagining hearing voices, he never gave up on himself and proved his point. ( )
  kquerq1 | Oct 16, 2018 |
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On the fifteenth of May, in the Jungle of Nool, in the heat of the day, in the cool of the pool, he was splashing...enjoying the jungle's great joys...when Horton the elephant heard a small noise.
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A person's a person, no matter how small.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0394800788, Hardcover)

Surely among the most lovable of all Dr. Seuss creations, Horton the Elephant represents kindness, trustworthiness, and perseverance--all wrapped up, thank goodness, in a comical and even absurd package. Horton hears a cry for help from a speck of dust, and spends much of the book trying to protect the infinitesimal creatures who live on it from the derision and trickery of other animals, who think their elephant friend has gone quite nutty. But worse is in store: an eagle carries away the clover in which Horton has placed the life-bearing speck, and "let that small clover drop somewhere inside / of a great patch of clovers a hundred miles wide!" Horton wins in the end, after persuading the "Who's" to make as much noise as possible and prove their existence. This classic is not only fun, but a great way to introduce thoughtful children to essentially philosophical questions. How, after all, are we so sure there aren't invisible civilizations floating by on every mote? (Ages 4 to 8) --Richard Farr

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:06:43 -0400)

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A city of Whos on a speck of dust are threatened with destruction until the smallest Who of all helps convince Horton's friends that Whos really exist.

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