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Reviewed by Diana Lopez for Readers' Favorite
When children are motivated they will be bold enough to try new things and this can help them develop new interests. The right incentives will keep children trying despite the difficulties they may face. It's not always easy to find encouragement when things are difficult, which is why it's necessary to promote a healthy growth mindset. A good example of inspiration is to be found in How Silly Billy Cool Got His Name. Taylor Lee Treybig tells the story of an adult who speaks from the heart. Silly Billy Cool has had that name since he was a child. He uses it as an example to others by showing that some things are all in the mind. He likes to be called Silly Billy Cool as a reminder that you must fight to achieve your dreams. By telling this story about him, the author hopes that children will be just as motivated.
How Silly Billy Cool Got His Name is most inspiring. Silly Billy Cool takes a negative aspect of his life and transforms it into something positive, which is a great example to follow. The narration is made up of amusing rhymes. As Silly Billy Cool tells his story, readers will see how others are motivated. When someone has a great attitude, it encourages those around them, and for that reason, I liked the personalities of the characters. Taylor Lee Treybig promotes positive thinking, giving clear examples of how failure is just another opportunity to persevere. This book will inspire kids to find ways to stay motivated.