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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Depends on the Graduate

This book is a great gift for some graduates.

The one who will be receiving it from me has lead a somewhat bumpy and hard life so far. he has fallen off of the tracks a few times and lost he way. With some recent help, he has found his way back into the race of lif...
This book is a great gift for some graduates.

The one who will be receiving it from me has lead a somewhat bumpy and hard life so far. he has fallen off of the tracks a few times and lost he way. With some recent help, he has found his way back into the race of life and is actually graduating a year early from HS.

My graduate takes gifts like these to heart and I know he will remember this one for years to come. Dr. Suess's words in this book are so inspiring for a boy like him. The Dr says it perfectly when he writes "You'll look up and down streets. Look 'em over with care. About some you will say, 'I don't choose to go there.' With your head full of brains and your shoes fun of feet, you're too smart to go down any not-so-good street."

These words touch home with this boy. His life has been full of choices, some that were not good ones. Now he has the knowledge and the brains to stear clear of these places and watch what he does and where he chooses to go. He has the knowledge to CHOOSE right and has the knowledge of what he should do.

I know for a fact that if I got a dictionary or something of that sort, it would be used even less than a book like this. I know, because I got one and it is still sitting on my bookshelf and hasn't been opened since the day I got it.

Students these days use the computer for everything they need, like looking up words in a electronic dictionary. It is so much easier and so much faster.

All I am trying to say is: when looking at something, please look at all sides of the situation. What might be worthless to some, is the best gift others could get.

The first thing that I felt when reading your review was that I spent weeks thinking of a really great gift for my graduate and that getting this was like getting him garbage; just something that he can throw away. When, in reality, it might be something that he keeps forever.

posted by Book_Lover89 on May 26, 2010

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Good

A good, interesting read.

posted by SleepDreamWrite on October 9, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2011

    A Better Choice

    This book has been given and received soooo many times. A perfect fresh choice is Dream by Susan Bosak. I saw it in store and bought 6 right away as grad gifts. I really fell in love with it. The illustrations are so rich and text so lovely -- a great, great choice for a grad gift. Dream is the only book I give now and recipients LOVE it!

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