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User Review  - allisonpollack - LibraryThing

Summary: A boy living in a strange and polluted town cuts down a tree to frond a Lorax. He complains about the pollution and how their land used to be clean and filled with beautiful plants. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - KRW15 - LibraryThing

This is truly a Dr. Seuss classic about environmentalism and issues that still take place today. Students will like this story because they have most likely seen the movie. This book can extend into a ... Read full review

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User Review  - amartino1208 - LibraryThing

The Lorax is the protector of the forest full of Truffula trees. The Once-ler comes and begins to harvest the trees for profit. Eventually he gets greedy and breaks a promise he made to the Lorax ... Read full review

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User Review  - ehopki7 - LibraryThing

This is a great book for students of all ages to read. Younger students will enjoy the bright colors and illustrations, while older students will be able to dig deeper and grasp the underlying meaning ... Read full review

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User Review  - varwenea - LibraryThing

I did not grow up with Dr. Seuss books. English was not my first language. Even though I had read many children’s books when I was learning English, I recall rejecting these books. Now that I read it ... Read full review

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User Review  - pcadig1 - LibraryThing

This is my all-time favorite Dr. Suess book. The Lorax tries in vain to save the beautiful trees from the ravages of the Once-ler (industry) and happens to fall short because no one else is paying ... Read full review

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The Lorax is an amazing example of Science Fiction that uses imaginative language and provides a setting that is consistent with the theme. The Lorax is useful in the classroom as a language resource due to the rhyming and predictability of it word choices. It is also very useful to teach about conservationism of your land or planet. The illustrations for this book are bold, colorful, and different from what children experience on their own in nature. This story attempts to educate the reader on the necessity of conservationism, the importance of how we treat nature, and what happens when we misuse nature. The story engages the reader and helps them imagine what the world would look like if we overuse our resources. I wish this book did a better job of explaining the timeline that it takes to recover from an overuse of resources. 

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Such a great story my little boy loves this book. Read full review

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User Review  - ThothJ - LibraryThing

A wonderfully delightful book for all ages. Environmentalism made simple. Read full review

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