"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." — Dr. Seuss
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Going Place by Peter and Paul Reynolds
He has waited ALL year and now the day has arrived! Rafael will FINALLY get his go-cat kit so he can begin building for the big race! Rafael is very careful as he follows the directions. He is quite proud to finally finish his go-cart and see that it looks EXACTLY like it should according to the instructions. He decides to check on his neighbor's progress. He find Maya sitting watching a bird. When he checks on her the next morning he finds she has created a rather unusual "go-cart" and attempts to explain to Maya that she did NOT follow the directions. Maya has an interesting, a different way of looking at the "go-cart" instructions. The two team up together to create a "go-cart" like no other. This is an wonderful story about looking at things from a different point of view, seeing things differently and breaking away from the "expected" course of action. The imagination of Maya and Rafael challenges us all to see things a little differently. Love it!!
…AND not that I am in ANY way trying to wish away the summer, this would be a great beginning of the school year book for kids!