Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carol Madden Adorjan  

Pen Name: Carol Adorjan

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1934 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Adorjan was born in Chicago and currently resides in Glenview.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carol Madden Adorjan 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.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes), contact author by mail or Email at PO Box 2494, Glenview, Ill 60025 []

Selected Titles At Your Library

A little princess
ISBN: 0816712018. OCLC Number: 16092118

Troll Associates,. .

When she is orphaned, the star pupil of Miss Minchin's boarding school in London becomes a penniless, friendless ward of the cruel Miss Minchin.

Copy cat mystery
ISBN: 0595144918. OCLC Number: 49526993,. .

The summer was a major BOMB for Beth Carew. First her friend Paul backed out of their pet-sitting business. Next the sweet old Goodalls moved away with their five cats including Copy, Beth's favorite feline. Then some really creepy things started happening--strange noises in the night, toys starting up all by themselves.

I can! Can you?
ISBN: 0807534919. OCLC Number: 21873008

A. Whitman,. .

A little girl tells what her older sister is able to do that she cannot, but then she relates what she can do, which gets to be more every day.

Jonathan Bloom's room,
ISBN: 087955102X. OCLC Number: 258442

J.P. O'Hara. .

All sorts of things around the house disappear into Jonathan's room.

Pig party
ISBN: 0516021087. OCLC Number: 7168504

Childrens Press,. .

When he agrees to bring a date to a party where all the girl invitees are pigs, Alec is only beginning a series of troubling events.

Someone I know
ISBN: 0001381687. OCLC Number: 16210355

Collins,. .

Differentiates between what a small child can and can't do.

That's what friends are for
ISBN: 0590424548. OCLC Number: 21370334

Scholastic,. .

Mags and Greg were best friends, until sixth grade, when everyone in their class started acting differently. Mags is worried she may lose Greg's friendship unless she becomes his girlfriend.

The cat sitter mystery
ISBN: 0380700948. OCLC Number: 12314629

Avon Books,. .

Is the old lady next door a witch? This and other problems keep Beth busy the rest of the summer in her new home.

The electric man
ISBN: 0516021044. OCLC Number: 6981792

Children's Press,. .

Alanna is lonely when she moves to an apartment in the big city until the electric man enlarges her view of life.

ISBN: 0807591556. OCLC Number: 17508969

A. Whitman,. .

Includes four plays accompanied by advice on music and sound effects, a glossary of radio terms, and a section on director's hand signals.