Mrs. Jewls is the second chapter of Sideways Stories From Wayside School. A woman known as Mrs. Jewls becomes the new teacher after Mrs. Gorf. When she first sees the children, she pictures them as monkeys until the students convince her that they're not monkeys.


Memorable Quotes

Mrs. Jewls: (after mistaking students for monkeys) This is ridiculous. Just ridiculous. I walked all the way up thirty flights of stairs for nothing but a class of monkeys. What do they think I am? I'm a teacher, not a zookeeper!

Jason: My name is Jason. And I'm not a chimpanzee.

Mrs. Jewls: You're too small to be a gorilla.

Mrs. Jewls: Do monkeys know that they are monkeys?

Allison: I don't know. I'm not a monkey.