Book Review: Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Themes: Teamwork, ingenuity, importance of creativity and imagination

Age: 4-8 years old

Copyright: 2014

Summary: The book begins with a building competition where each student has to use the GOING PLACES KIT to build a go cart for the race. Rafael takes his book home and follows the instructions, while his friend Maya thinks outside of the box. Rafael sees her invention and asks to team up with her to create something new together. They let their imagination take flight, literally, and build a flying go cart which they race together and win.

This book teaches children that it’s okay to think differently, and follow your creative mind. It touches on the topic of friendship and shows children the greatness that can come from teamwork

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