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Jacqueline Jules

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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

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Jacqueline Jules Thanks for writing! I enjoyed my author visit at Bailey's Elementary very much. Right now, I am working on Book #7 in the Zapato Power series. ZOOM!…moreThanks for writing! I enjoyed my author visit at Bailey's Elementary very much. Right now, I am working on Book #7 in the Zapato Power series. ZOOM! ZOOM! ZAPATO!(less)
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)
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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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"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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Pluto Is Peeved by Jacqueline Jules
"Pluto is Peeved is a delightful look at learning to accept oneself just as they are, and about why humans study the things they do. Pluto has been kicked out of the planet pantheon. Despite Charon trying to cheer Pluto up, the little planet(oid) i..." Read more of this review »
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One of the most stupid decisions of all time is was of course to demote Pluto from planet to dwarf planet. Cixin Liu’s SF series even suggests it will still be spoken of in 200 years! I f..." Read more of this review »
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"'Pluto Is Peeved: An ex-planet searches for answers' by Jacqueline Jules with art by Dave Roman is a graphic novel about a disgruntled astronomical object.

Pluto is no longer a planet and he goes in search of answers. Along the way, he finds a dino..." Read more of this review »
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This was a beautiful story with much wisdom about growing up and finding yourself. Ruthie's struggle with her angry feelings are especially poignant. The immigrant experience in her New York neighborhood is vividly portrayed.
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I finished this book shortly after the disturbing verdict in the Philando Castile trial, making the impact of this amazing book all the more powerful. Angie Thomas has created a multi-dimensional narrative I will not soon forget. Starr, her family, a ...more
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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
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