Gail Jarrow wrote her first story, The King's Lesson, at age seven. She has been writing ever since. A fascination with science led her to study biology in college and later to teach elementary and middle school science. Combining her science background with her writing skills, Ms. Jarrow began her publishing career writing science articles.
Since 1985, she has written novels and science books for middle-grade children and young adults. Her magazine articles and stories have appeared in Highlights, Cricket, Child Life, Spider, 3-2-1 Contact, Boys' Quest & Pennywhistle Press.
I write for young people because I
believe it's important for children to discover the joy and satisfaction of reading,ä says Gail. "My goal is to provide pleasure and entertainment, while broadening my readerâs view of the world."
Gail received her B.A. degree from Duke University and M.A. from Dartmouth College. She has taught science, math and writing in grades 4-8. Currently she is a writing instructor for adults.
For information about her school presentations, contact Gail at, [email protected]