BANKS, Geraldine. (Jeri). American, b. 1942. Genres: Animals/Pets, Education. Career: Teacher of language arts at a high school in Chicago, IL, 1963-67; substitute elementary schoolteacher in Chicago, 1967-70; teacher at a hearing impaired preschool in Chicago, 1970-80; John H. Kinzie Elementary School, Chicago, replication specialist in a program for the retrieval and acceleration of promising young handicapped and talented children, 1985-86, teacher, 1986-92, assistant principal, 1992-. St. Xavier University, instructor at Illinois Renewal Institute. Publications: All Animals, 1978; (as Jeri Banks) All of Us Together: The Story of Inclusion at the Kinzie School, 1994. Contributor to periodicals. Address: John H. Kinzie School, 5625 South Mobile, Chicago, IL 60638, U.S.A.