Jennifer L. Gadd


Jennifer L. Gadd is an American author of books for children and young adults of all ages. Her books include Millie McLendon: Jayhawker!, Cat Moon, The Second Battle, and Space Bugs. She is also the author of the Finn the Hero picture book series, illustrated by Adam Clark.

Jennifer lives in Kansas City, Kansas, with her husband of over thirty-five years. She is a reading interventionist at an urban middle school in KCK.

Where to find Jennifer L. Gadd online


The Were-Children
Set against a Victorian landscape, a small group of unfortunates battle disease and prejudice. They are the Were-Children, and every full moon, they turn into feral animals. The zealous Were-Guard hunt them down, convinced they are demons. They fight for survival against their disease, as well as the political and religious powers.
Cat Moon
Price: $3.99 USD.


Space Race
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
It's a new school year, and Brian is facing down some bullies. Trudy and Zach don't know how to help him. As new student Tuvi joins the group, the four teens realize the situation is more dangerous than they imagined. What do you do when you see things you know are wrong? Do you stay quiet, or do you speak up? How bad does have to be before you say something? Before you stop it?
Millie McLendon: Jayhawker!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Historical » USA
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Lawrence, Kansas, 1863.Ten-year-old Millie is overwhelmed and exasperated. Her stepmother finds fault with everything. Her baby brother cries all the time. And she has chores and schoolwork to keep up with. It takes an event of historic proportions to show her what’s important--and it's about to happen. Quantrill's Raiders are headed to Lawrence. Based on the true story of the Lawrence Massacre.
Space Bugs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Bugs from space? It's another boring summer at camp. That was before the Gregarians invaded. Now they're on the run from alien insects. These three very different teenagers will have to learn to get along. If they figure out a way to work together, they just might save themselves--and prevent a war!
Cat Moon
Series: The Were-Children. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Emma just wants a home and a family. The Were-Guard wants her dead. Before she finds what she’s looking for, Emma must find a strength and courage she never knew she had. Her journey will teach her that dreams don’t always come true the way you want them to, that people aren’t always what they seem, and that real families can be chosen.
The Second Battle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
According to the prophecy, Lugh is destined to kill his own grandfather. Determined to escape his fate, he runs the risk of drawing all of Ireland into war.

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