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Books by Karin Adams

Books by Karin Adams

Mermaid Warrior Squad

Dylan arrives at summer arts camp hoping she’ll finally find the courage to come out of her shell. When she meets friendly but fearless Coral, Dylan thinks her hopes may be answered. The girls are instant friends and decide to co-create a mermaid warrior-themed comic book. But Coral’s booming bluster soon makes the girls a target for garbage-face looks and mean-spirited pranks from the camp’s ‘cool kids’.This dynamic chapter book includes an engaging comic-book subplot gorgeously illustrated by Janine Carrington.

My Best Friend is a Viral Dancing Zombie

Riley and his best friend Finn know that their zombie movie has what it takes to win the class film competition. But Riley’s plan to get their video some attention at a hockey game is ruined when the camera focuses on Finn as a dancing hockey fan instead. With Finn refusing to promote their movie and wanting to go viral on his own, the boys stop collaborating and start competing — for fame, friendship and their classmate Jasmine.

Books by Karin Adams
Books by Karin Adams

Frostbite Hotel

Kirby Katz has big dreams of making his fortune as an entrepreneur, just like his role model, hotel magnate William T. Williamson. But Kirby discovers that operating a ‘snow hotel’ in the schoolyard comes with its own set of challenges: sourcing the best snow blocks, staff ‘team-building,’ marketing, and competition from Brewster’s Best Five-Star Inn run by the Bear and his gang of the meanest kids in Grade 6. Worst of all, when Brewster’s gang starts stealing Kirby’s best ideas, all evidence points to a ‘mole’ among his own staff.

No TV? No Fair!

The Rule: No TV, no computers, no video games. For one whole month! Chloe Lambert is so angry, she’s seeing red. But soon her fiery red turns to a simmering orange, and finally to a laughing yellow. In fact, Chloe even begins to wonder if life would be better if there were no more machines! But when something happens to her good friend Mr. Z., Chloe has to decide: Are machines good for us or bad?

Books by Karin Adams
Books by Karin Adams

Lights! Curtains! Cows!

Just when it’s Greg, Mike and Becky’s turn to step into the spotlight and perform in their town’s annual play, The Legend of Cow Valley, they learn it will be cancelled forever. The gang bands together to save the show and teach the town about the value of tradition and the role that young people have in keeping history fun and alive.