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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 15, 2011

Passover Books and Jewish Identity

Going on a Hametz Hunt
by Jacqueline Jules (Author), Richard E. Brown (Illustrator)

Reading level: Ages 1-4

Board book: 12 pages

Publisher: Kar-Ben Pub; Brdbk edition (September 2010)

Source: Publisher

Publisher’s synopsis: Little readers will have fun counting and rhyming with a brother and sister on a “hametz hunt” looking for breadcrumbs before the start of the Passover holiday.

By Jacqueline Jules, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: December 6, 2010

Award-Winning Author, Jacqueline Jules

TCBR: Can you tell us what inspired you to begin writing the Zapato Power book series?

Jacqueline Jules: Zapato Power was inspired by students I taught when I was working as a school librarian in a Title I school. The second book in the series, Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Springs into Action, is dedicated to them.

My students, particularly the little boys, kept asking for a book about superheroes. I don’t work in that particular school