THE YOUNG INLINE SKATER by Chris Edwards

THE YOUNG INLINE SKATER

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Age Range: 8 - 14
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KIRKUS REVIEW

 The Young Inline Skater ($15.95; Oct. 22, 1996; 37 pp.; 0-7894- 1124-5): A how-to-do-it book for beginners, in the publisher's well-known format of clear full-color photos and concise text in which the information is broken down into easy-to-follow steps organized into two-page modules. Edwards, described as the world champion vert skater (``vert'' is not defined), covers gear, basic skills (stroking, stopping, turning, falling safely), and more advanced moves (crossover turns, backward skating, coping with hills and hazards, jumping), emphasizing safety throughout. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 8-14)

Pub Date: Oct. 22nd, 1996
ISBN: 0-7894-1124-5
Page count: 37pp
Publisher: DK Publishing
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1st, 1996