Learning to Fall

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
Learning to Fall book cover--girl on skateboard

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age 10+

Touching tale of tween reconnecting with estranged dad.

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age 10+

Following the path and taking chances

I was emotionally drawn in right away. Daphne shows the way that young people always can tell when they are being fed only half of the parental narrative. Daphne’s loyalty, her funny ways of defending herself while she observes the world around her, and learns the value in taking chances is exactly the way I’ve seen growing kids become themselves as they move through social, emotional and physical challenges. I enjoyed reading this and went on to read it out loud to my nieces. Everyone was rapt!

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