Catching Air is more than a skateboarding story. It’s about kids who can make a difference in their community. Adapted from Pump, this story describes the troubles Pat and his friends get into for skateboarding in the street, and their fight to establish a skateboard park in their neighborhood.
Author: Sharon Jennings
Reading level: Grade 1.5
Interest level: Grades 3-6
FREE DOWNLOAD! Nonfiction article “Skateboard Parks: Who Needs Them?” with discussion points for Before, During and After reading