A five-star review!

A five-star review!

How nice to wake up and find a five-star review on my novel Andreo’s Race! http://back-to-books.blogspot.ca/search?q=andreo Andreo’s Race by Pam WithersMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Paperback, 224 pagesPublished April 14th 2015 by Tundra BooksSource:...
Youth and Math

Youth and Math

Youth and math: an interview with Linda M. Gojak, president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. A fuller version of this interview (conducted by Pam) is at www.keenreaders.org http://www.keenreaders.org/linda-m-gojak-on-youth-and-math Q: How would you...
Need inspiration to write your novel?

Need inspiration to write your novel?

A close friend who needed writing inspiration took this course and is now feeling inspired and organized to write her first novel. She absolutely swears by this class so I thought I would pass it...
Coming soon: Bungee-jump novel!

Coming soon: Bungee-jump novel!

This is your early-bird notice. My next book is a middle-grade (ages 8-12) “hi-lo” (reluctant reader) novel for Orca Currents (like my books Camp Wild and Daredevil Club, see below) and it’s now scheduled to come out the fall of 2016. And yes,...
Interview: Kids and Science

Interview: Kids and Science

Dr. Gerald Wheeler is the interim executive director of the National Science Teachers Association (www.nsta.org), the world’s largest professional organization representing science educators of all grade levels. A fuller version of this interview (conducted by Pam) is...
Positive parenting blog

Positive parenting blog

I’m currently visiting my older, better-looking, smarter, bossier sister Cynthia, pictured here. She, of course, is my co-author on Jump-Starting Boys. Like me, she does presentations on getting boys to read. She also writes a blog on jump-starting boys and on...