Jacqueline Jules is the award-winning author of 40 children’s books, including Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off (CYBILS Literary Award, Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Honor Book, ALSC Great Early Elementary Reads), Unite or Die: How Thirteen States Became a Nation (Library of Virginia Cardozo Award), Benjamin and the Silver Goblet (Sydney Taylor Honor Award), Duck for Turkey Day (NCSS Notable Book), No English (Forward National Literature Award), Never Say a Mean Word Again (Aesop Prize Accolade, Sydney Taylor Honor Book), Sofia Martinez: My Family Adventure (NAPPA Silver Award winner, 2016 Bank Street College best books list). and the new picture book Feathers for Peacock. Also a poet, Jacqueline is the author of three poetry chapbooks, Field Trip to the Museum, Stronger than Cleopatra, and Itzhak Perlman's Broken String. Her poems have appeared in over 120 publications, including Christian Science Monitor, Cricket, Cicada, and The Poetry Friday Anthologies. She lives in Northern Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. Visit www.jacquelinejules.com to learn more.
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