Jacqueline Jules

more photos (1)




S.
S.
2,355 books | 524 friends

Krista ...
32,649 books | 1,204 friends

Mitali
161 books | 507 friends

Deborah...
22 books | 105 friends

Betsy
1,735 books | 1,547 friends

Douglas
27 books | 93 friends

Kim
Kim
1,609 books | 139 friends

Laurel
361 books | 1,796 friends

More friends…



Jacqueline Jules

Goodreads Author


Born
in Virginia, The United States
Website

Genre

Influences
I love all kinds of folk and fairy tales.

Member Since
February 2008


I am a children's author, teacher, librarian, and poet. My books include the Zapato Power series, the Sofia Martinez series, Unite or Die: How Thirteen States Became a Nation, Duck for Turkey Day, Never Say a Mean Word Again, and Feathers for Peacock. Please visit me at http://www.jacquelinejules.com

To ask Jacqueline Jules questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Jacqueline Jules Thank you so much, Amy. I am so glad to hear that your students relate to my books. The characters are all based on the students I taught as an…moreThank you so much, Amy. I am so glad to hear that your students relate to my books. The characters are all based on the students I taught as an elementary school librarian. More Sofia books were just released in January: Abuela's Special Letters and Shopping Trip Trouble. There will also be a trade bind up in paperback with three stories inside called My Fantastica Family. That will be released February 1, 2017. (less)
Jacqueline Jules HI Amy,
Thanks so much for writing. I am so very happy to hear that your students are enjoying them. More Sofia Martinez books are coming out this…more
HI Amy,
Thanks so much for writing. I am so very happy to hear that your students are enjoying them. More Sofia Martinez books are coming out this spring. A three story book My Fantastica Family will be released February 1st and can be preordered on Amazon. There are ten individual titles and three grouped titles. Please check them out on Amazon or visit my website at www.jacquelinejules.com All the Best, Jacqueline P.S. I also have a series with a Latino boy protagonist, Freddie Ramos, in the Zapato Power series. Please check out the Zapato Power series for your students, too. The first three books in the Zapato Power series was just released in a boxed set. (less)
Average rating: 3.85 · 1,295 ratings · 385 reviews · 66 distinct works · Similar authors
Zapato Power: Freddy Ramos ...

by
3.71 avg rating — 242 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Duck for Turkey Day

by
3.96 avg rating — 177 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Never Say a Mean Word Again...

by
4.03 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Freddie Ramos Springs into ...

3.91 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
My Family Adventure

by
3.82 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
No English

by
3.73 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Hardest Word: A Yom Kip...

4.07 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Unite or Die

by
3.82 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Feathers for Peacock

by
3.91 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos...

by
3.96 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Jacqueline Jules…
I am thrilled to share that Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off won a 2010 CYBILS Literary Award in the short chapter book category.
http://dadtalk.typepad.com/cybils/win...
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on February 19, 2011 17:49 • 231 views • Tags: cybils, zapato-power
Zapato Power: Freddy Ramos ... Freddie Ramos Springs into ... Freddie Ramos Zooms to the ... Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos... Freddie Ramos Stomps the Snow Freddie Ramos Rules New York
Zapato Power (6 books)
by
3.80 avg rating — 417 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Tag Your Dreams, Volleyball and Rebounding Luck (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 17, 2011 08:22AM
Description: Three poems on Young Adult Review Network http://yareview.net/2011/03/tag-your-dreams-volleyball-rebounding-luck/
"Daddy and Venice" poem by Jacqueline Jules (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 16, 2010 06:19AM
Description: poem posted online at Imitation Fruit
"Rainbows" poem by Jacqueline Jules (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 16, 2010 06:18AM
Description: poem posted online in Motherhood Muse
"Scott Williams in the Doorway" by Jacqueline Jules (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 16, 2010 06:13AM
Description: poem published online at FutureCycle

Jacqueline’s Recent Updates

Freddie Ramos Rules New York by Jacqueline Jules
"This is my first exposure to Freddie Ramos and his wonderful shoes. This early chapter book has just the amount of text in the vernacular that will engage the young reader, especially boys, and a sprinkling of pen drawings.

I love the positive atti..." Read more of this review »
Jacqueline rated a book it was amazing
Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
Starry River of the Sky
by Grace Lin (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2017
Rate this book
Clear rating
I read this wonderful trilogy out of order but it doesn't matter. Each one is a true gem. In all these books, Lin shares timeless folklore certain to uplift spirits and infuse readers of all ages with wisdom. These book should be read, re-read, and t ...more
Jacqueline rated a book it was amazing
Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
Starry River of the Sky
by Grace Lin (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jacqueline is now following
8300713
Jacqueline rated a book it was amazing
Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Tanya Simon
Oskar and the Eight Blessings
by Tanya Simon
read in December, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
This gorgeous picture book is a sweet fable that will lift your heart. Its message is very timely this year.
"Oskar, even in bad times, people can be good. You have to look for the blessings."
Jacqueline and 1 other person liked Moira's review of Spoils:
Spoils by Tammar Stein
"OMG, this is the perfect book. A lottery win gone wrong. A deal with the devil. All set in my beloved St. Petersburg Florida, and written with a totally deft hand and great insight. You will NOT want to put it down."
Freddie Ramos Rules New York by Jacqueline Jules
"Freddie Ramos is off to New York to visit his Uncle Jorge. Luckily, Mr. Vasquez has given him a new set of superpowered sneakers to replace his too tight pair. As Freddie checks out his new sneakers to make sure they work as well as his old ones d..." Read more of this review »
Jacqueline rated a book really liked it
Mexican WhiteBoy by Matt de la Pena
Mexican WhiteBoy
by Matt de la Pena (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
The characters in this book moved me and provided important perspectives on trying to fit in and finding out who you are in an ethnic community. But the alternating voices in the book sometimes confused me and made it hard for me to follow the plot l ...more
Jacqueline rated a book it was amazing
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
read in August, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
I read this the first time in the 1980's. I remember thinking it was one of the most profound books I had ever read. After listening to the soundtrack of the Broadway musical, I was prompted to re-read this fondly remembered book. While its themes of ...more
More of Jacqueline's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Nothing But Readi...: Level 2 of the Serious Readers Challenge for 2011 252 344 Jan 03, 2012 12:26AM  
Wayne Gretzky
“You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take.”
Wayne Gretzky

Lesley M.M. Blume
“Too many people realize at the end of their lives that they've taken for granted those who really love them. ”
Lesley M.M. Blume, Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters

Martha Washington
“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”
Martha Washington

Libba Bray
“I know because I read...Your mind is not a cage. It's a garden. And it requires cultivating.”
Libba Bray

Libba Bray
“We all do things we desperately wish we could undo. Those regrets just become part of who we are, along with everything else. To spend time trying to change that, well, it's like chasing clouds.”
Libba Bray

9066 Book Trailers (tm) & Author Web Sites — 905 members — last activity Jan 25, 2017 05:29PM
This is the place to discuss the creation and promotion of your "book videos" and "author web sites."
13249 Volunteer State Book Award 2009-2010 Primary Division — 13 members — last activity Jan 23, 2010 07:38PM
This list contains the titles nominated for Tennessee's Volunteer State Book Award 2009-2010 Primary Division (Grades K-3).
8255 Tips for Self Promotion, Sales, and Advertising — 2386 members — last activity Jan 28, 2017 03:23AM
Tips from authors for authors. List what works for you and what hasn't. Whether you're selling a few author copies or just trying to get your name out ...more
7852 Author Promotions for Readers from Writers — 560 members — last activity Dec 30, 2016 09:58PM
Indie discount codes for Goodreads members. Authors and publishers feel free to post codes to increase sales and reviews of your books. Book readers, ...more
37263 Children's Literature Council of Southern California — 53 members — last activity Mar 17, 2014 11:08AM
The Children's Literature Council of Southern California (CLCSC) is a non-profit organization that promotes greater interest in literature for childre ...more
More of Jacqueline’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.