On Beyond Zebra

On Beyond Zebra

Book - 1955
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Publisher: New York Random House c1955, 1983
ISBN: 9780394800844
0394800842
Characteristics: 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Seuss

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muffinpopcorn
Mar 25, 2021

Read this book out of curiosity to all the controversy . Could not discover one racist or any other reason for it's ceasing publication . Baffles me the world we live in now with so much cancel this and cancel that for absolutely no good reason .

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bell5133
Mar 19, 2021

I saw nothing racist in this book.

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RedGyl
Mar 10, 2021

The purpose of libraries is to provide the people an opportunity to educate themselves for free. Education must include offensive or potentially offensive material so we can think. I want to read this book myself and draw my own conclusions about it. Shame on you, San Diego Public Library, for going against your express purpose for existing!

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nathanmattox
Mar 03, 2021

This is my favorite Dr. Seuss book and I haven't read it in a few years. Can't imagine or remember why it was so offensive publication had to stop.

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XUXI
Mar 03, 2021

This is a book and it stopped selling because of rasict issues. I'm going to have to borrow this book to find out why. Will update once recived.

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dylankemp
Oct 04, 2016

Cool idea, well told. It's a story about what if there were more letters of the alphabet, and what creatures they might help describe. I'd hand it to a seven year old, for some hearty giggles.

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Tiffanytrotman
Apr 12, 2015

good book

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mmcbeth29
Jan 12, 2015

On the first page of this story, a boy has just recited his ABCs when another boy comes along and says, why stop there? He then proceeds to tell Conrad O'Dell all about of his made up letters that he uses to go beyond Z. He also has a made up thing that goes with each letter. Conrad O'Dell decides that he has indeed been missing out by stopping only at Z and begins to make up his own alphabet.

The illustrations are mostly red, black, white and blue, but are of the high quality expected from Dr. Seuss. The stories for each letter are quite complicated and produce some serious tongue twisters. At one point he uses the word fun-th (fun with a lisp) to rhyme with month.

This book is advertized for grades k-4. I cannot see early readers reading this complicated book nor having it read aloud to them. I think this imaginative book would be better used for the end of 1st grade through 4th grade after the ABCs have been strongly mastered. It is written on the third grade reading level.

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amy0606
Aug 26, 2012

Creative and fun- what words can you spell if you use extra letters after z?

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bell5133
Mar 19, 2021

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mmcbeth29
Jan 12, 2015

mmcbeth29 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 9

yellow_lion_354 Aug 28, 2012

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blue_butterfly_2678 thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

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