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Jamie Gilson

Jamie Gilson has written sixteen books, all of them about children, most of them about children in school. And the elementary school where she gets many of her ideas is Central, which all three Gilson children attended. While Tom and Anne are now lawyers and Matthew a photographer, their mother still goes to Central School classes, notebook in hand, looking for stories. She describes Central's cafeteria in "Do Bananas Chew Gum?", its Spit Pit in" Thirteen Ways to Sink a Sub, " and the contents...See more