Nebraska Authors

Pam Ganz

Her 1996 children's book Life Isn't Always a Day at the Beach is widely used in pediatric hospitals in the United States and elsewhere.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
New London, CT
Baltimore, MD
Phoenix, AZ

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Children's Nonfiction; Childhood Cancer; Medicine--Cancer Care

Education

Sheridan Elementary School, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor of Arts in Child Development, Connecticut College, New London, CT
Child Life Certificate, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Master of Science Degree in Family Rehabilitation and Counseling Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Pediatric Oncology Counselor
Child Life Specialist
Director of Psychosocial Programs
Program Director
Volunteer Coordinator for Hospice
Author

Places Worked

Children's Cancer Center at Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Honors

Book honored by the American Cancer Society as Program Project of the Year, 1996

Associations

Candlelighters, support group for families faced with childhood cancer.

Bibliography

Life Isn't Always a Day at the Beach. A Book for All Children Whose Lives Are Affected by Cancer. 1996. (with Tobi Scofield)

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