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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carol Madden Adorjan  

Pen Name: Carol Adorjan

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1934 in Chicago, Illinois



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.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Someone I Know (Early Bird Books)
ISBN: 0001381687

HarperCollins Distribution Services. 1972

Jonathan Bloom's room, (A Lead-off book)
ISBN: 087955102X

J. P. O'Hara. 1972

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

Pig party (Prime time adventures)
ISBN: 0516021087

Childrens Press. 1981

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.

A Little Princess (Illustrated Classics)
ISBN: 0816712026

Troll Communications Llc. 1988

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.

WKID: Easy Radio Plays
ISBN: 0807591556

Albert Whitman & Co. 1991

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

That's What Friends Are for (An Apple Paperback)
ISBN: 0590424548

Apple. 1990

Friendship had been so much easier for Greg and Mags before Susie showed up, an arrival that had aroused the attentions of every boy in the sixth grade and set the girls to flirtatious retaliation

The electric man (Prime time adventures)
ISBN: 0516021044

Children's Press. 1981

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

I Can! Can You?
ISBN: 0807534919

Albert Whitman & Co. 1990

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

The Copy Cat Mystery
ISBN: 0595144918

iUniverse. 2000

When Beth's friend, Paul, backs out of their pet sitting service, and next door neighbors, the Goodalls, move, taking their five cats, including Copy Cat, Beth's favorite, it promises to be a long summer. Then, with her thriving business to keep her buys and the mysterious appearance of a stray cat, Beth is headed for cat-astrophe!

The Cat Sitter Mystery
ISBN: 0595140874

iUniverse. 2000

Disregarding warnings that the house next door is haunted, Beth Carew agrees to cat-sit while the eccentric owners are on vacation. Strange things happen. Puzzled and then frightened, Beth solves the mystery and makes a new friend.""People and cats are portrayed with realism and humor."Library Journal