Jennifer Gladen

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Jennifer Gladen is a children’s author who lives and writes in Pennsylvania. She is the author of A Star in the Night, Teresa’s Shadow, and Angel Donor through Guardian Angel Publishing. She contributes as a columnist at Catholic Mom and is a member of the Catholic Writers Guild (C.W.G.) and the S.C.B.W.I. She has written several children’s stories, poems and articles, and started her own Catholic e-zine titled My Light Magazine.

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Jennifer Gladen I always loved writing. I have been creating stories for as long as I can remember. My first book, A Star in the Night, was inspired by other people's…moreI always loved writing. I have been creating stories for as long as I can remember. My first book, A Star in the Night, was inspired by other people's acts of kindness. I wanted to share that message with children.(less)
Jennifer Gladen I put the work aside and look at it again in a few days with fresh eyes. Brainstorming helps too. The biggest thing is to push your fears aside and…moreI put the work aside and look at it again in a few days with fresh eyes. Brainstorming helps too. The biggest thing is to push your fears aside and worry about perfection when it is time to edit.(less)
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Pixie and the Green Book Mystery Book Review


Pixie and the Green Book Mystery Author: Coraline GraceIllustrator: Encarna DoradoWhere to get it:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07JNJ35C7



Author Coraline Grace introduces us to Pixie, also known as Marigold. Pixie is an elementary school student who loves books and the library. After a bad day at school, Pixie visits the library and discovers a mysterious green book. When she opens the bo... Read more of this blog post »
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Great and Uplifting

This was a great picture book with an engaging story. I loved the catchy rhymes and the uplifting tone of the book. I found myself rooting for the characters throughout the story. And what an awesome message to share with children.
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"This wasn't a bad little middle grade fantasy, but it wasn't all that exciting, either. It feels a little slow-moving at first--the story is mostly focusing on Charlie as she navigates her new school, friends and frenemies, and making the soccer t..." Read more of this review »
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It was okay. The beginning was very slow. I like the characters, but it felt like just when the story started, the book ended. There's 2 other books in the series, but I'm not sure if I will read them.
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“A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”
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“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”
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