Carol Madden Adorjan

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General Information

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Name: Carol Madden Adorjan

Pen Name: Carol Adorjan

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1934 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Adorjan was born in Chicago, Illinois and currently resides in Glenview, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carol Madden Adorjan was born in Chicago, Illinois. She is a former high school English, history & anthropology Teacher. She also served as a moderator for the school newspaper and their award winning yearbook. She was adjunct Faculty at National-Louis University from 1990 - 1997.

Published Works

  • Someone I Know, Random House, 1968
  • Jonathan Bloom`s Room, J. Phillip O`Hare, 1976
  • Pig Party, Children's Press, 1981
  • WKID Easy Radio Plays, Albert Whitman, 1990
  • That`s What Friends Are For, Scholastic, Inc, 1990
  • The Electric Man, Scholastic Library Publishing, 1981
  • I Can, Can You?, Albert Whitman, 1990
  • The Copy Cat Mystery, iUniverse, 2000
  • The Cat Sitter Mystery, iUniverse, 2000

Titles at Your Library

Someone I Know (Early Bird Books)

ISBN: 0001381687
Release Date: 1972-09

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Pig party (Prime time adventures)

ISBN: 0516021087
Release Date: 1981

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That's What Friends Are for (An Apple Paperback)

ISBN: 0590424548
Release Date: 1990-03

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The Copy Cat Mystery

ISBN: 0595144918
Release Date: 2000-11-09

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Literacy Awards

  • Josephine Lusk Fiction Award from Mundelein College
  • EARPLAY Award from the University of Wisconsin
  • Playwriting Award from Jacksonville University in Florida
  • Ohio State Award for National Radio Theatre's Production of Adorjan's adaptation of The Sea Wolf
  • First prize, National One-Act Playwriting Contest, Dubuque Fine Arts Society, 1978 of The Magic Box

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, contact author by mail or Email at:

PO Box 2494, Glenview, Ill 60025

External Links

Carol Madden Adorjan on WorldCat


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