Zapato Power by Jacqueline Jules
Freddie Ramos Takes Off

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One day Freddie Ramos comes home from school and finds a strange box just for him. What's inside? ZAPATO POWER-shoes that change Freddie's life by giving him super speed! But what will Freddie do with his fast new skills? Weird things are happening at the Starwood Park Apartments where he lives, and his friends at school need his help. Is Freddie Ramos ready to be a hero? In this imaginative new story by Jacqueline Jules, an ordinary boy in a city neighborhood learns how to use his new-found powers for good. Illustrations by Miguel Benitez lend just a touch of comic-book style to this chapter book adventure.

About Jacqueline Jules

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Jacqueline Jules wishes she could run like Freddie in his magic purple sneakers, but she is satisfied with walking around her northern Virginia neighborhood. Jacqueline is the author of numerous other books for children, including Duck for Turkey Day. She is also a librarian, teacher, and poet. She can be found online at Miguel Benitez likes to describe himself as a "part-time day dreamer and full-time doodler." He lives with his wife and two cats in England.
Published March 1, 2010 by Albert Whitman & Company. 88 pages
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Winner of the 2010 Cybil Award for Short Chapter Books, you can find it locally at the Gail Borden, Schaumburg, Poplar Creek, or Batavia public libraries so you can experience some Zapato Power for yourself!

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