About the Author
Pam Withers is the critically acclaimed author of fifteen best-selling adventure novels for teens, including the award-winning First Descent. Born in Wisconsin and fascinated by the world of extreme sports, she is a former whitewater raft guide, kayak instructor, journalist, editor, and associate publisher. Pam Withers is also co-founder of www.keenreaders.org and co-author of Jump-Starting Boys: Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life. Visit her website at www.pamwithers.com.