Teacher & Librarian Resources

“Children will succumb to the allure of this unusual mystery and the very specific appeal of a novel, part adventure, part fantasy, that involves merpeople!"
Aileen Wortley, Retired Librarian
CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"Beautifully written. Captivating, mysterious, and fun! A fantasy taking place in my hometown, love it!"
Raelene Wall
Librarian at the Brigus Public Library
Keepers of the Pact is sure to not only engage middle-graders but their teachers as well. With 34 short chapters, this would make a great classroom read-aloud novel."
Sue Slade
The Miramichi Reader

Calling All Intrepid Explorers!

Learn about Keepers of the Pact, a story inspired by a mystical tunnel, a mermaid sighting and hidden treasure.

Teacher Powerpoint

Colouring Page

Discussion Questions

Keepers of the Pact Poster

"...a tale of friendship, mystery, and mythical creatures that is fun to read…full of twists and turns that will keep kids guessing and reading."
Tattletales Bookstore
Dartmouth, NS

Want to Book Karen for a Classroom Visit?

Karen is available for both in -person and virtual classroom visits. She is a member of Writers in Schools as well as the Writers Union of Canada. 

Did you know Keepers of the Pact has been reviewed and added to the Approved List of Resources for schools by the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development? Teachers can order copies at a special discount from the School Book Bureau. 

Are you an educator located outside of Nova Scotia? Keepers of the Pact is available at independent bookstores across North America. Many provide educator’s discounts.  

Contact Karen using the form below:

Already Booked Karen for a Class Visit?

Let parents know via your newsletter or email that they can purchase copies at the local bookstore or order/ borrow a copy through their local library. You can also share the book trailer here. 

Previous Visits