Kristen Zajac

Kristen Zajac is a children’s author. Her published books include "The Veterans' Clubhouse," “Ebeneezer’s Cousin” (English and Spanish editions), and “Chasing the Spirit of Service”, winner of the 2011 Global eBook Award in multicultural fiction. Upcoming releases from Guardian Angel Publishing include "Grandma's Telescope" and "Taking Flight: Isabella's Aviary." Before becoming an author, Kristen worked at U.S. Central Command on MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida writing threat assessments for deployed service members. Prior to that, she worked at FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C. as an analyst in the Counterterrorism Division. She was awarded a 1997 Presidential Management Fellowship in Washington D.C. Kristen earned a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stetson University. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Kristen and her husband are the proud parents of seven-year-old boy/girl twins who are the light of their lives and enjoy books as much as they do. Kristen’s favorite pastimes include playing guitar, gardening, and singing in her church praise team. Visit her Author website for more information on her books and educational resources for parents and teachers at http://www.kristenzajac.com. "Like" her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KristenZajac.Author

Kristen Zajac is a children’s author. Her published books include "The Veterans' Clubhouse," “Ebeneezer’s Cousin” (English and Spanish editions), and “Chasing the Spirit of Service”, winner of the 2011 Global eBook Award in multicultural fiction. Upcoming releases from Guardian Angel Publishing include "Grandma's Telescope" and "Taking Flight: Isabella's Aviary." Before becoming an author, Kristen worked at U.S. Central Command on MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida writing threat assessments for deployed service members. Prior to that, she worked at FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C. as an analyst in the Counterterrorism Division. She was awarded a 1997 Presidential Management Fellowship in Washington D.C. Kristen earned a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stetson University. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Kristen and her husband are the proud parents of seven-year-old boy/girl twins who are the light of their lives and enjoy books as much as they do. Kristen’s favorite pastimes include playing guitar, gardening, and singing in her church praise team. Visit her Author website for more information on her books and educational resources for parents and teachers at http://www.kristenzajac.com. "Like" her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KristenZajac.Author

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