“Recommended for adventure-loving kids!”

“Recommended for adventure-loving kids!”

To all adventure lovers: Here’s the latest review for my new young-adult novel Tracker’s Canyon Rating: 5 out of 5 stars by educator Martha Lawton for NetGalley “Tracker’s Canyon was a great adventure story for many students. The book is well written...
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...
Tracker’s Canyon debut party!

Tracker’s Canyon debut party!

My new young-adult adventure novel Tracker’s Canyon is out, and the first party celebrating its publication is tomorrow, noon to 2 pm at the Indigo bookstore on Granville and Broadway (2505 Granville) in Vancouver, Canada. I’ll offer a reading or two, sign...
Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Once every year, the school bell releases an eager torrent of kids into our arms for months of summer fun. They leave behind the homework hassles and school tensions. As we spend more relaxed time with them, they float comfortably back into our sphere of influence. So...