Synopses & Reviews
Spencer Johnson's Who Moved My Cheese?
has helped millions of people around the world adapt and succeed in changing times. Now Dr. Johnson introduces his simple parable to teen readers-an audience whose lives are chock-full of change-and provides a teen discussion section to address the unique problems that teenagers face every day.
A group of friends are discussing a difficult change in their class schedule. To help them out, Chris tells the story of Who Moved My Cheese?, where four characters-Hem, Haw, Sniff, and Scurry-search through a maze for Cheese, a metaphor for what you want to have in life. As they find and lose the Cheese, some of the characters learn to move with the Cheese and discover how to deal with change. After Chris finishes the story, the friends discuss how it applies to the changes they all face, such as doing well at school, divorce, relationships, or just feeling good about one's self, and how they might react more positively in the future.
Using simple language and engaging characters to which any teen can relate, Who Moved My Cheese? for Teens offers a wonderful and entertaining way to get teens talking about the changes in their lives and provides insight that will last a lifetime.
Written with a hip, teen-friendly design, this adaptation of the business bestseller "Who Moved My Cheese?" helps adolescents deal with changes in their lives. Line drawings.
Help a teen you know deal with the changes in his or her life with the book that has helped so many others.
?Cheese? is a metaphor for what you want in life and the book gives teens a fun vocabulary and way to understand change and move forward in their lives.
About the Author
Spencer Johnson, M.D., is the originator of The One Minute Manager System ™ and co-author of The New York Times
bestsellers The One Minute Manager ®, The One Minute Sales Person
, and One Minute for Myself
. His other bestsellers include Who Moved My Cheese?; The Precious Present
; and Yes or No: The Guide to Better Decisions
He has written more than two dozen books dealing with medicine and the behavioral sciences, and has millions of copies of his books in print in twenty-six languages, including the popular children’s book series ValueTales ™.
Dr. Johnson received a B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Southern California, an M.D. from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and medical clerkships at Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic. He lives with his family in Hawaii.