author of A Star in the Night,Teresa’s Shadow, Angel Donor, and Caitie the Caterpillar through Guardian Angel Publishing. She contributed as a columnist at Catholic Mom and is a member of the Catholic Writers Guild (C.W.G.). She is also a P.A.L member of the S.C.B.W.I. She has written several children’s stories, poems and articles, and has her first middle grade novel nearing completion.

Her third picture book, Angel Donor is a story about a girl in need of a liver transplant. The story was inspired by Ms. Gladen's daughter who was in a similar situation.

Jennifer Gladen is available for school visits. She has visited childcare centers, elementary schools and universities in order to support reading, writing and literacy.