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Jacqueline Rogers

Biography

Jacqueline Rogers

Born in Westport Connecticut in 1958, Jacqueline was the youngest of six children in a family of artists. She went to Rhode Island School of Design to study painting. She loved the school but was unhappy in the painting department, so she switched to illustration halfway through her sophomore year.

Jacqueline didn't decide on children's books until well after she finished college. She had tried lots of different types of illustration, including magazine, newspaper, advertising, store windows and even scrimshaw. She chose children's books because it seemed to be the most fun and offered lots of room for creativity.

She has loved illustrating children's books for over 30 years. When she is not working on a book, she makes paintings, mostly in oil.

Jacqueline Rogers

Books by Jacqueline Rogers

written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Classics, Youth Fiction

In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check into the Mountain View Inn.

Written by Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager with illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers - Children's, Children's 4-8, Education, Fiction, Picture
OUR GREAT BIG BACKYARD follows Jane, whose plans of spending the summer playing video games with her friends are dashed when her parents announce that her family is going on a road trip to national parks around the country. Yet somewhere between the Everglades and Big Bend National Park, things begin to change. Jane starts paying attention to the magnificent sights and spends less time looking at her screen. The stunning views open up her imagination as she and her brother see everything that nature has to offer. 
written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers - Children's, Education, Humor

Eight-year-old Ramona Quimby's zest for life is infectious as ever. Whether speaking her mind to her third-grade teacher, or befriending her schoolyard bully, Ramona can't be kept down! Then one day an embarrassing incident in the classroom leaves Ramona completely humiliated. Can she bounce back from this one?

written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers - Children's, Humor

In this third and final Mouse novel from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, Ralph heads to school to see what humans do all day . . . and to discover what the S in Ralph S. Mouse stands for!

by Beverly Cleary and Jacqueline Rogers - Children's, Humor, Social Issues

Ramona Quimby is excited to start kindergarten. Then she gets into trouble for pulling her classmate's boingy curls during recess. Even worse, her crush rejects her in front of everyone. Beezus says Ramona needs to quit being a pest, but how can she stop if she never was trying to be one in the first place?

written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers - Children's, Family, Family Life, Humor

With a teacher who doesn't understand her, a tattletale classmate and a scary dog who follows her on the walk home from school, Ramona has a hard time acting like the big girl everyone expects her to be. But when she shows up to school with a missing shoe, Ramona gets a fresh grip on her courage in order to make it through a mortifying situation.

written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers - Children's, Family, Fiction, Humor

Seven-year-old Ramona Quimby's world is turned upside-down when her father unexpectedly loses his job. Things grow tense in the Quimby house, but Ramona resolves to help in any way she can --- even downsizing her Christmas list. But with bills piling up and her parents constantly stressed, Ramona wonders if life will ever go back to normal.

written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers - Children's, Family, Family Life, Humor

Ramona Quimby is no longer seven, but not quite eight. Not allowed to stay home alone, yet old enough to watch pesky Willa Jean, Ramona wonders when her mother will treat her like her older, more mature sister, Beezus. But with her parents' unsettling quarrels and some spelling trouble at school, Ramona wonders if growing up is all it's cracked up to be.

written by Beverly Cleary with illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers - Children's, Humor

With a motorcycle to rev and the open road to see, Ralph S. Mouse is itching to run away from his overprotective family. But once he escapes to a summer campground nearby, the horrors of the wild make him doubt his plan. Then he befriends Garf, a sad and friendless boy at the camp. Though he wants desperately to be back home with his relatives, Ralph realizes that he may need to help Garf before he can help himself.