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Jacqueline Jules

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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


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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Unite or Die
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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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Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain

Words hurt and once they are out of your mouth you can't take them back. Samuel accidentally bumps into Hamza. Angry the boy begins spewing words and calling Samuel names. Nam... " Read more of this review »
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Stronger Than Cleopatra by Jacqueline Jules
" Jules’ gift is in finding the small moments—green paisley pajamas, carrot cake, the giggle of a nine-year-old boy—and gracefully elevating them to tell the story of a life. Not much has been written for those of us who lost a spouse before 40—and... " Read more of this review »
Stronger Than Cleopatra by Jacqueline Jules
" “In Jacqueline Jules’ poetry collection, Stronger Than Cleopatra, the reader accompanies Jules on a heart-wrenching journey of devastating loss to come out on the other side, embracing a new life, one changed forever. Like an immediate close frien... " Read more of this review »
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Eleanor Roosevelt was an amazing inspiration. Her words of wisdom are just as true today as they were in 1960. Some of my favorite quotes from this book:

"Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run, it is easier."

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Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.Franklin D. Roosevelt
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The use of poetry in this book was interesting. I liked the teacher who asked the girls to "dig deeper" in their writing.
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