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Claremont Elementary, Arlington Virginia, December 2017

Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, Virginia, January 2018

Poetry Reading, Kensington Row Bookshop, Wednesday, January 31, 2018  7 p.m.

Short Pump Elementary, Richmond, Virginia, February 2018

Writer's Center, Creating Memorable Characters for Young Readers, February  20 & 27 2018

2018 Bay to Ocean Writer's Conference, March 2018

Smithland Elementary School, Harrisonburg, Virginia, March 2018

Writer's Center, "Creating Memorable Characters for Young Reader's" Workshop, November 7 and 14th

VAASL Conference in Chantilly, VA, November 2017

September 2nd, National Book Festival, Washington Post Booth, 1:00 p.m.

National Archives, Washington, DC July 7, 2017

AJL Conference, New York City, June 2017

King's Park Elementary, Fairfax, Virginia, May 2017

Bailey's Elementary, Fairfax Virginia, May 2017

MoLit Camp, May 6, 2017

Conversation and Connections Writing Conference, Arlington, VA, April 22, 2017

Howard County Reading Celebration, Ellicott City, Maryland, April 2017

Fauquier County Title I Family Engagement Night, April 2017

Temple Micah Book Fair, Washington, DC, May 7, 2017

Shrevewood Elementary, Falls Church, VA, March 2017

Story Hour at National Cathedral, February 19, 2017 10 a.m.

Wright to Read Event, Hooray for Books, Alexandria VA, January 8, 2016, 2 p.m.

Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, VA, January 2016

Congregation Kehilat Shalom, New Jersey, December 2016

The Weinstein JCC Bookfair, Richmond, VA, December 2016

Writing for Children and Young Adults, Martin Luther King Library, Washington, DC, Sunday, November 6, 1:30 p.m.

Kentucky Reading Association Annual Conference, Galt House, Louisville, KY, October 2016

Carson Scholars Fund Workshop, Baltimore, MD, October 2016

MASL Conference, Hagerstown, MD October 2016

Youth for Tomorrow, October 1, 12 p.m.

National Book Festival, September 24, 2016 12 p.m. The Washington Post Booth

DC Public Library, Summer Reading Luncheon, September 17, 2016

Millersville University Poetry in the Classroom Institute, Millersville, PA, July 2016

American Library Association, June 2016

Chesapeake Children's Book Festival Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Emcee for Poetry Reading and Rhyme On! Poetry Contest Awards Presentation at Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road, NW, Leesburg, Virginia, Saturday June 4, 2016, 3 p.m.

Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington, D.C., May 24, 2016

Carlin Springs Elementary School, Arlington, County, May 2016

Stonegate Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD, April 2016

44th Annual SoMIRAC Conference, April 2016, Hunt Valley, MD

Newton-Lee Elementary School, Ashburn, VA, March, April 2016

Big Blue Marble Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA, Saturday, November 14th, 10:30 a.m.

Ashburn Elementary, Ashburn, Virginia, November 2015

Beth El Congregation, Baltimore, MD, November 2015

George Mason University, Fall for the Book Festival, Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

KidlitCon2015 Conference, October 2015

Selden's Landing Elementary School, Leesburg, Virginia, September 2015

Federal Poets Poetry Reading, Sunday July 26th, 2 p.m. The Writer's Center, The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda, MD 20815

Association of Jewish Libraries Conference, June 2015: storytime and panel discussion on the question "What Motivates Jewish Children's Literature Authors?"

Iota Poetry Series, Arlington, VA, May 10, 2015

Day of the Book, Kensington, MD, April 2015

Washington Grove Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD, April 2015

St. Stephens & St. Agnes School, Alexandria, VA, April 2015

Montgomery County, MD, Staff Development Program, April 2015

Cedar Forest Elementary School, Fredericksburg, VA, April 2015

Reading Between the Wines, Sunset Hills Vineyard, Purcellville, VA, March 2015

Winchester, VA, Public Schools, March 2015

Sully Elementary School, Sterling, VA, March 2015

Adas Israel Congregation, February 2015

Oberle Elementary School "I Love Reading" Event, Bear, DE, February 2015

Kensington Row Book Shop Poetry Reading, January 28, 2015

Agudas Achim Sisterhood, Alexandria, VA, December 2014

NCTE Conference, November 2014

PJ Library of Toronto, Canada, November 2014

Temple Beth Shalom, Arnold, MD, November 2014

Collingswood Book Festival, Collingswood, NJ, October 2014

Temple Sinai, Washington, DC, September 2014

Baltimore Book Festival, Baltimore, MD, September 27, 2014

Bethany Beach Books, August 2014

Readers Garden, The Lucketts Fair, Loudoun County, VA, August 2014

JAM-DC Story Time, Mary Riley Styles Library, Falls Church, VA, July 20, 2014

Millbrook Literary Festival, Millbrook, NY, June 2014

Nottingham Elementary School, Arlington, VA, June 2014

BEA Book Expo America, Javits Center, New York, NY, May 2014

Shenandoah Valley Reading Council's Young Author's Celebration, April 2014

Poetry Chapbook Reading, Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library, 3935 Benning Rd. NE, Washington,  DC  20019, April 8, 2014, 7 p.m.

Virginia State Reading Association Conference, Roanoke, VA, March 2014

Authors Fair, Cascades Library, Potomac Falls, VA, March 29, 2014

Bancroft Elementary School, Washington, DC, An Open Book Foundation event, March 2014

Robert E. Lee Elementary School
Spotsylvania, VA, January 2014

ALA Midwinter Conference, January 2014

Congregation Beth Shalom, Northbrook, IL, January 2014

JAM DC Fam Jam Story Time, Mary Riley Styles Public Library, Falls Church, VA, January 12, 2014, 2:30-4:30pm

Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning, Scotch Plains, NJ, December 2013

Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, DC, December 2013

Book signing, NAEYC Conference,
Washington, DC Convention Center,
November 2013

Oakridge Elementary School, Arlington, VA, November 2013

Galway Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD, October 2013

Agudath Israel of Riverdale, NY, September 2013

Preschool of the Arts, New York, NY, September 2013

One More Page Books, Arlington, VA, September 2013

The Reading Connection, Columbia Grove Center, July 2013

Damascus Public Library, Sleepover Party, July 2013  

Davidsonville Elementary School, Davidsonville, MD, May 2013

Laura and Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center, Potomac, MD, May 2013

Oakridge Elementary School, Arlington, VA, April 2013

JAM DC Jewish and Muslim Family
Story Time
, Mary Riley Styles Public Library, 120 N Virginia Ave, Falls Church, VA, Sunday, April 28, 2013, 2-4pm

PJ Library Conference, Baltimore, MD April 2013

Kent Gardens Elementary School, Fairfax County, VA, April 2013

Clearview Elementary School, Reston, VA, March 2013

Clopper Mill Elementary, Germantown, MD, March 2013

VAASL Potomac Regional Conference, Keynote Speaker, Front Royal, VA March 2013

Woodburn Elementary School, Falls Church, VA, March 2013

Woodfield Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD, February 2013

Har Sinai Congregation, Baltimore, MD, January 27, 2013

Pumpkin Theater, January 27, 2013
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The Day School at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, January 2013

Krieger Schechter Day School, Baltimore, MD, January 2013

Killing the Angel Book Launch Party, KGB Bar, New York, NY, December 2012

Skype Visit, Salem Public Library, Salem, OR, December 2012

Oseh Shalom Congregation, Laurel, MD, November 2012

Kids Spotlight, September 29th, 2 -3 p.m. NAIBA Fall Conference

Longwood University Summer Literacy Institute, July 2012

Bookapalooza, Central Library, Columbia, Maryland, June 16, 2012

Sleepy Hollow Elementary Elementary School, Fairfax County, VA, May 2012

Partners in Print Family Day, University of Maryland, May 2012

Battlefield Elementary School, Fredericksburg, VA, April 2012

Woodlin Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD, April 2012

Oakridge Elementary School, Arlington, VA, April 2012

Highland Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD, March 2012

Centreville High School, March 2012

March 24th, 10:25 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Reading: A Family Affair, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, Falls Church, VA  

March 24th, 3 p.m. Book Launch party with Pamela Duncan Edwards, Ann Bonwill, and Marty Rhodes Figley at One More Page Books

Chancellor Elementary School, Fredericksburg, VA, March 2012

Claremont Elementary School, Arlington, VA, December 14, 2011

KidLit Authors' Club, Children's Book World, Haverford, PA, Saturday, Nov. 26, 1 - 3 p.m.

Global Day of Jewish Learning, Wilf Jewish Community Center, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, November 2011

Randolph Elementary School, Arlington, VA, November 2011

Hope for Henry Reads, Georgetown Hospital, November 23, 2011

Virginia Educational Media Association, November 2011

The Optimist Club, Arlington, VA, Wednesday, October 19th

Creekside Elementary School, Suffolk, VA, October 3, 2011

Princeton Children's Book Festival, September 2011

Fall for the Book, September 18, 2011

Alexandria Story Festival, September 17, 2011

Jamestown Elementary School, September 15th

LUCY Continuing Education Day, August 2011

Pine Springs Elementary School, Falls Church, VA, June 2011

IRA Convention, Orlando, FL, May 2011

Gaithersburg Book Festival, May 2011

Epstein School, Atlanta, GA, April 2011

Dresden Elementary School, Atlanta, GA, April 2011

Texas Library Association, April 2011

Tuckahoe Elementary School, Arlington, VA, April 2011

Laytonsville Elementary School, Laytonsville, MD, April 2011

Westlawn Elementary School, Fairfax County, VA, April 2011

Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School, Germantown, MD, April 2011

Turning the Page Author Visit, March 2011

Mt. Vernon Elementary School, Alexandria, VA, March 2011

Shrevewood Elementary School, Falls Church, VA, March 2011

Virginia Festival of the Book, March 2011

Grand Opening of One More Page Bookstore, February 2011

Artisan-Bookfair, Adas Israel Congregation, Washington, DC, February 2011

Holy Redeemer School, College Park, MD, February 2011

Barnes & Noble Bookfest to Support Robinson Academic Booster Club, Saturday, December 4, 2010, 1 to 3 p.m., Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Fair Lakes Mall

Sixth and I Synagogue, December 2010

TASL Librarians' Conference, November 2010

For Love of Children Book Festival, Washington, DC, November 2010

Timber Lane Elementary School, November 2010

VEMA Librarians' Conference, October 2010

Abingdon Elementary School, October 2010

Richmond Public Library, October 2010

Charles E. Smith School, October 2010

Association of Jewish Libraries, July 2010

American Library Association Convention, Washington, DC, June 2010

Matsunaga Elementary School, May 2010

Kesher Israel Congregation, West Chester, PA, Sunday, April 18, 2010

Reading: A Family Affair, Saturday, March 20, 2010, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia




JACQUELINE JULES is an author, teacher, librarian, and poet. Her school programs include writing activities, Powerpoint, poetry, singing, and audience participation. She is available for in-person school visits and Skype visits. To book an author visit, e-mail Jacqueline at jjulesATjacquelinejules.com.

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Sofia MartinezTHE JOY OF WRITING: Using examples from Feathers for Peacock, Never Say a Mean Word Again, Sofia Martinez, No English, Duck for Turkey Day, and Zapato Power, the author talks about inspiration for ideas. The revision process is clearly demonstrated through a series of illustrations, showing how both text and art were strengthened. Program includes songs, poetry, and writing ideas. Grades K-5.
Feathers for Peacock coverFEATHERS FOR PEACOCK is a pourquoi story with an original explanation for why the peacock has such beautiful tail feathers. Author discusses just-so tales and invites students to create their own stories about how animals came to look or behave as they do.   Program includes a song  and a brief introduction to other works by the author. Grades K-3.

Zapato PowerZAPATO POWER is an award-winning chapter book series featuring Freddie Ramos, a boy who receives a mysterious box with super-powered purple sneakers. From then on, Freddie searches for ways to be a superhero. But can you be a hero and still go to elementary school? Using slides of comic book style illustrations, the author shares her process for developing plot and character. Grades K-4.

Unite or Die book coverUNITE OR DIE: HOW THIRTEEN STATES BECAME A NATION  presents the conflicts and compromises of the 1787 Constitutional Convention through colorful comics projected on a screen. Students participate in a Reader’s Theater format and learn a song about the Constitution. Grades 3-6.

Poetry presentationsPOETRY PRESENTATIONS:  With poems published in Cricket, Cicada, the Poetry Friday Anthologies, One Minute till Bedtime, Balloon Lit, and YARN,  the author shares her process for writing poetry and provides models and ideas for student work. Classroom workshops available for Grades 1-8.

Jacqueline Jules is also available for Jewish Family Programming.

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