This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
jQuery is not a charting package. It's like asking how to butter your toast with a coffee cup. You should check out charting packages. I've used HighCharts.com successful in a few projects; you might to check to see if it supports the types of charts you are after.