Graduation Ideas

$30.00
SKU: GRADUATION

This bundle includes 2 Graduation cards and 3 everyday blank cards.  Includes envelopes and stamps.  Let us know if you prefer humorous or not in the comments!


Oh, the Places You'll Go! (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780679805274
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 1990

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! 


Be You!  Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338572315
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Published: Orchard Books - March 3rd, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!

Creative visionary of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a joyful celebration of individuality--and staying true to Y-O-U!

Be curious...
Be adventurous...
Be brave...


I Wish You More (Encouragement Gifts for Kids, Uplifting Books for Graduation) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781452126999
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 31st, 2015

Some books are about a single wish. Some books are about three wishes. The infallible team of Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld have combined their extraordinary talents to create this exuberant, inspirational book for kids of endless good wishes. Wishes for curiosity and wonder, for friendship and strength, laughter and peace.


The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062976581
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Published: HarperOne - October 22nd, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

USA TODAY BESTSELLER


The Sky Is the Limit: A Celebration of All the Things You Can Do (Graduation Book for Kids, Preschool Graduation Gift, Toddler Book) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781452179827
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2020

From the bestselling creators of Happiness Is comes a celebration of the many delightful, triumphant, silly, sweet, life-changing experiences that lie ahead.

A world full of wonder is waiting for you . . . the sky is the limit of what you can do!


Navigate Your Stars Cover Image
By Jesmyn Ward, Gina Triplett (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982131326
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Published: Scribner - April 7th, 2020

A revelatory, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated meditation on dedication, hard work, and the power of perseverance from the beloved, New York Times bestselling, and two-time National Book Award–winning Jesmyn Ward.

For Tulane University’s 2018 commencement, Jesmyn Ward delivered a stirring speech about the value of hard work and the importance of respect for on


Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You Cover Image
By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984854278
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Published: Random House - October 16th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the creator and star of Hamilton, with beautiful illustrations by Jonny Sun, comes a book of affirmations to inspire readers at the beginning and end of each day.

“When the world is bringing you down, Gmorning, Gnight! will remind you that you are awesome.”—Booklist


This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316068222
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 14th, 2009

Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. The speech is reprinted for the first time in book form in This is Water. How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion?


If This Isn't Nice, What Is? (Much) Expanded Second Edition: The Graduation Speeches and Other Words to Live By Cover Image
By Kurt Vonnegut, Dan Wakefield (Selected by)
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ISBN: 9781609806972
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Published: Seven Stories Press - April 26th, 2016

Best known as one of America’s most astonishing and enduring contemporary novelists, Kurt Vonnegut was also a celebrated commencement address giver.


In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524799595
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 3rd, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Advice for graduates and reflections on staying true to yourself from the beloved Gilmore Girls actress and New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Talking as Fast as I Can and the novel Someday, Someday, Maybe.
 


Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455570249
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 4th, 2017

Based on a Navy SEAL's inspiring graduation speech, this #1 New York Times bestseller of powerful life lessons "should be read by every leader in America" (Wall Street Journal).

If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.


Congratulations, by the way: Some Thoughts on Kindness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812996272
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Published: Random House - April 22nd, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This inspiring meditation on kindness from the author of Lincoln in the Bardo is based on his popular commencement address.


The Last Lecture Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781401323257
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Published: Hachette Books - April 8th, 2008

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."---Randy Pausch


Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear Cover Image
By Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780525655015
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Published: Knopf - April 10th, 2018

This is Oh, the Places You'll Never Go--the ultimate hilarious, cynical, but absolutely realistic view of a college graduate's future. And what he or she can or can't do about it.

"This commencement address will never be given, because graduation speakers are supposed to offer encouragement and inspiration. That's not what you need. You need a warning."


What now? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061340659
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Published: Harper - April 15th, 2008

Based on her lauded commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College, this stirring essay by bestselling author Ann Patchett offers hope and inspiration for anyone at a crossroads, whether graduating, changing careers, or transitioning from one life stage to another.


A Short Guide to a Happy Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593230473
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Published: Random House - April 7th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Alternate Side, Anna Quindlen’s classic reflection on a meaningful life makes a perfect gift for any occasion.


Preparing Yourself to Succeed in College: A Professor's Guide to Choosing a College and Thriving in Your First Year Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781946908919
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Published: Terrie Sizemore - November 27th, 2017

This book covers utilizing resources for success in the first year of college and being prepared for the differences from High School. Also covered are study habits, pitfalls to avoid and many other helpful topics for students choosing college to learn from. It includes what to look for based on a student's intended study field as well as their personality regarding a larger or smaller campus.


Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College (Revised) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781492645962
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Published: Sourcebooks - April 1st, 2017

For 10 years (and counting), The Naked Roommate has been the #1 go-to guide for your very best college experience

From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew you needed to know).


The Secrets of College Success Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781119561804
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Published: Jossey-Bass - April 2nd, 2019

Are you among the 22 million students now enrolled in college? Or a high school student thinking of joining them shortly? Or perhaps a parent of a college-bound junior or senior? Then this book is just for you.


Stuff Every Graduate Should Know: A Handbook for the Real World (Stuff You Should Know #17) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594748608
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Published: Quirk Books - March 22nd, 2016

The New York Times best seller makes the perfect graduation gift for young adults in the real world!
 


The School of Life: An Emotional Education Cover Image
By The School of Life, Alain de Botton (Introduction by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781912891160
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Published: School of Life - September 24th, 2019

Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is arguably the single most important skill for surviving the twenty-first century. But what does it really mean?


How to Live a Good Life: A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Philosophy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525566144
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Published: Vintage - January 7th, 2020

A collection of essays by fifteen philosophers presenting a thoughtful, introductory guide to choosing a philosophy for living an examined and meaningful life. A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Socrates famously said "the unexamined life is not worth living," but what does it mean to truly live philosophically?


The Mindful Twenty-Something: Life Skills to Handle Stress...and Everything Else Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626254893
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - December 1st, 2016

"A 21st century book, grounded in ancient ways of practice."
--Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness


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ISBN: 9780789338013
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Published: Universe - March 24th, 2020

Bob Ross taught us more than how to paint--he taught us how to live a calm, mindful life.

Inspired by Bob Ross's famed painting techniques, quotes, and iconic images, this affirming guide-to-life book will help you navigate your own personal landscape, one day--or canvas--at a time.


Life's Journeys According to Mister Rogers: Things to Remember Along the Way Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316493291
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Published: Hachette Books - September 3rd, 2019

An inspiring collection of thoughts to take with us on the paths we travel in life.