A fun lesson in resiliency
Why we recommend it: To bring some lightness and fun to our book recommendations, it wouldn’t be complete without this one. Not only a cheerful children’s book, we can all benefit from the great insights this book shares on the highs and lows of life. Along the theme of teaching our athletes to be resilient, use it as an activity or case study on how to bounce back from a poor performance. (Click here to read the full-length book review.)
Book Overview: Chock full with gems from Seuss this book focuses on the highs and lows of life and how you can overcome slumps to reach greater heights. This book will take just five minutes to read and is a lighthearted lesson in resiliency. With verses such as “Oh, the places you’ll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all. Fame! You’ll be famous as famous can be, with the whole wide world watching you win on TV. Except when they don’t. Because, sometimes, they won’t.”, how can you resist sharing this with your athletes, irrespective of their age or level? Enjoy the places this book will take you!