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Jacqueline Jules (1956-) Biography

Writings, SidelightsPersonal, Addresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Work in Progress

Born 1956, in Petersburg, VA; Education: University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1979; University of Maryland, M.L.S., 2001. Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Reading, hiking.


Agent—c/o Author Mail, Kar Ben Copies, 1251 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55401.


Timber Lane Elementary School, Falls Church, VA, school librarian. Also works as a storyteller and teacher; guest speaker at schools.


Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Children's Book Guild of Washington, D.C., Authors Guild.

Notable Books for Young Readers citation, Association of Jewish Libraries, and National Jewish Book Award finalist, both 2002, both for The Hardest Word: A Yom Kippur Story; SCBWI magazine Merit Honor Plaque, 2002, for the poem "At Bat."



Another story featuring the character Ziz, to be published in 2006.


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