The Homeschooling Option

The Homeschooling Option

by Cynthia Gill (Pam’s older sister and co-author with her of Jump-Starting Boys*) I always said that I’d rather home-school my boys because I thought the school system discriminated against young boys. This was long before I learned anything about brain...
Read like Teddy

Read like Teddy

He rose early, cared little about his clothes, his customary ensemble a rumpled three-piece civilian suit, stiff detachable collar, black tie with stickpin. His main pleasures were food – virtually anything set before him – horseback riding, a glass of beer,...
The Upside of Extreme Sports

The Upside of Extreme Sports

Reprinted from my guest blog on the Dundurn Press blog: Canyoneering involves roped-up, wetsuited adventurers descending waterfalls and sculpted canyons. It’s a sport so heart-stopping and photogenic that when I saw a spread of it in a magazine, I declared, “This is...
Book launch a success!

Book launch a success!

My new Dundurn Press young-adult adventure novel Tracker’s Canyon book launch at Indigo bookstore in Vancouver yesterday nearly sold out of books! Thanks everyone for...