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Jacqueline Jules

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I love all kinds of folk and fairy tales.

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I am a children's author, teacher, librarian, and poet.
My books include Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off, Unite or Die: How Thirteen States Became a Nation, No English, Sarah Laughs, Benjamin and the Silver Goblet, Duck for Turkey Day, and Never Say a Mean Word Again. Please visit me at http://www.jacquelinejules.com


Average rating: 3.78 · 745 ratings · 238 reviews · 51 distinct works · Similar authors
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Duck for Turkey Day
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Never Say a Mean Word Again...
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No English
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Unite or Die
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The Hardest Word
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I am thrilled to share that Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off won a 2010 CYBILS Literary Award in the short chapter book category.
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Tag Your Dreams, Volleyball and Rebounding Luck (Poetry)
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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)
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"Rainbows" poem by Jacqueline Jules (Poetry)
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"Scott Williams in the Doorway" by Jacqueline Jules (Poetry)
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Description: poem published online at FutureCycle

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My Family Adventure by Jacqueline Jules
"Seven year old Sofia Martinez is the star of this children’s story book. The book actually contains three different short stories, each of which is divided into chapters and each telling about some aspect of her family life. Throughout the stories..." Read more of this review »
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The Knife and the Butterfly by Ashley Hope Pérez
The Knife and the Butterfly
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Haunting book. I will never view graffiti art in the same way. The author does a wonderful job of portraying the complex emotional life of the teen characters.

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p. 172 "I draw to know my mind. Lexi writes to know hers."
Never Say a Mean Word Again by Jacqueline Jules
"I really enjoyed this picture book! When the grand vizier's son, Samuel, is talked rudely to by the son of a tax collector, Hamza, Samuel's father commands him to never let Hamza say another mean word to him. Samuel has no idea how to accomplish t..." Read more of this review »
Never Say a Mean Word Again by Jacqueline Jules
"This beautifully illustrated children's book retells a medieval Jewish legend about how it is better to make a friend of your enemy than to do something destructive to him. In this story, Samuel is a rich Jewish boy and Hamza is a poor Muslim boy...." Read more of this review »
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The Tequila Worm by Viola Canales
The Tequila Worm
by Viola Canales
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Truly lovely depiction of family memories described vividly and with love. It made me nostalgic for 1960's culture with the covered plastic furniture and close-knit communities. A warm tribute to time, place, and culture. A particularly favorite scen ...more
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Odyssey to the North by Mario Bencastro
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Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Echo
by Pam Muñoz Ryan
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"No matter how much you don't have, there's always so much more of life to be had. So, no matter how much sadness is in a song, there's equal 'mount of maybe-things'll-get-better-someday-soon." from Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan.

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