Douglas County Public Libraries in Colorado carries It's Okay to Fall by H.J. Towsley

Stop clinging to the boards! Pick up a copy of It’s Okay to Fall and learn to ice skate. This uplifting story follows the first lesson of a young girl with her coach. After Kayla’s first timid steps onto the ice, not only does she get to howl like a wolf and stomp on the ice but she learns that falling is the most important lesson of learning to skate.

Written by a former competitive ice skater and coach, the technical aspects of the book give the story a duality -- that of a "how to" piece as well as a beautiful picture book.

The reading level is intended for ages 3-6 but appeals to determined skaters of all ages.

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