Pamela Curtis Swallow

Swallow - headshotPamela Curtis Swallow’s first book was published in 1986. She’s been writing ever since, and for a wide reading audience—elementary, middle grade, and young adult. Her fiction and non-fiction books include GROUNDHOG GETS A SAY (Putnam/Scholastic); IT ONLY LOOKS EASY (Roaring Brook Press/Scholastic); the Melvil and Dewey Series (Libraries Unlimited), which includes an activity guide entitled MELVIL AND DEWEY TEACH LITERACY: A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK (Scholastic), a guide for aspiring young writers; WADING THROUGH PEANUT BUTTER (Scholastic); NO PROMISES (Putnam/Scholastic); and LEAVE IT TO CHRISTY (Putnam/Scholastic). Pam recently completed a biography of her relative, Ellen Swallow Richards, the foremost environmental scientist in the 19th-century United States. Currently she’s revising TANGLED LINES, her fifth middle-grade novel. In addition to writing, Pam has spent many years as a teacher and school librarian.