Freddie Ramos Takes Off

Freddie Ramos Takes Off Cover

Freddie Ramos Takes Off

By Jacqueline Jules; Miguel Benitez (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, Hardcover, 9780807594803, 77pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2010

Freddie finds a mysterious package outside his apartment containing sneakers that allow him to run faster than a train, and inspire him to perform heroic deeds. Illustrations.

About the Author
Jacqueline Jules is the award-winning author of 25 children's books, including No English (2012 Forward National Literature Award), Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off (2010 CYBILS Literary Award, Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Honor Award, ALSC Great Early Elementary Reads), and Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash (named on 2013 List of Best Children's Books of the Year by Bank Street College Committee). When not reading, writing, or teaching, Jacqueline enjoys time with her family in Northern Virginia.

Miguel Benitez likes to describe himself as a part-time daydreamer and a full-time doodler. He lives with his wife and two cats in England.