The Dr. Seuss classic, Oh, The Places You’ll Go, is a famous children’s book that is often used and referenced during important landmarks in life. This book is so special because it approaches very adult themes in simple language that any child can understand.It’s about a time in ones life where new beginnings are about to occur and the future is unknown.It discusses topics of making new choices- good and bad and going through stages of depression or “slumps” in life.Although realistic, it presents a positive view of what the future may hold. The story warns readers that they will run into confusion, but find a good answer. They will have to be patient and wait, but they will have fun. They will be scared, but they will be confident. At times they will win, but at times they will lose.The story reveals that life is about ups and downs. Disappointment is a part of life, but success and happiness will follow. This book should be read at home and at school. It teaches important life lessons and should be read aloud to all ages. This is a book adults should read frequently and live by. It is filled with inspirational and honest quotes!
“Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act.”
“And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)”
Lauren & Sage