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Jessi's Christmas and Kwanzaa seasons are overshadowed by a car accident in which Jessi's baby brother, Squirt, is injured, and the difficult time proves challenging to her family's holiday spirit.
Trying to cheer up her twin, Anna, who has been diagnosed with scoliosis, Abby fears that the condition is driving them apart when Anna seems to not want Abby's help and begins to do things on her own.
Joining the Mathletes and feeling confident after her first math meet triumph, Stacey is troubled when her father gets tickets to a huge rock concert on the same night of the Mathletes championship.
At first, Claudia hated going back to seventh grade. But things are definitely improving. She's on top of her schoolwork, she's made some great friends, and her new classmates really look up to her -- so much that they nominate her to be Queen of the Seventh Grade. And when the votes come in, the results are clear: Claudia's not just adjusting to seventh grade, she's ruling it!
"Asking her older brother Charlie to train her softball team over spring break, Kristy is convinced that Charlie is a great coach, until he meets Angelica and is no longer able to pay attention to the kids."
"Mallory is delighted when the subject of the new Short Takes class turns out to be children's literature, but she is bitterly disappointed by the new young teacher, Mr. Cobb, who unintentionally favors the boys in the class, until Mallory decides to stand up for her rights."
"Mary-Anne's life is turned upside down when the Club members participate in a scary and intensive first aid class and Logan's parents decide to send him to a boarding school."
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! After Kristy's mom got married, her family moved to Watson's house in a new neighborhood. But the kids there aren't very friendly--in fact, they're total snobs! They criticize Kristy's clothes, make fun of the Baby-sitters Club. . . and worst of all, they laugh at Louie, Kristy's pet collie, who's going blind. Nobody does that and gets away with it! Kristy's fighting mad, and she's not going to put up with a Snob Attack any longer--and neither is the BSC! The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
"When soccer season comes to Stoneybrook, Abby joins a Special Olympics Unified Sports soccer team but develops a fierce rivalry with another player."
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! Claudia has always been the most outrageous girl in her class . . . until Ashley Wyeth comes along. Ashley's really different--she dresses in hippie clothes, wears six earrings and work boots, and is the most fantastic artist Claudia has ever met. Ashley says Claudia has artistic talent, too, but thinks Claudia should spend more time on her ""calling"" and stop wasting time on the Baby-sitters Club. The Baby-sitters are sick of Ashley Wyeth, and they feel like Claudia is a traitor. Claudia has to decide: either the BSC or the new girl--one of them's got to go! The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! Oh no! Stacey McGill is moving back to New York! That means no more Stoneybrook Middle School, no more Charlotte Johanssen, and worst of all . . . no more Baby-sitters Club! Claudia is crushed that her best friend is moving away. How will the BSC cope without Stacey? What kind of going-away present is good enough for someone as special as she is? And now . . . who could fill her shoes as the next member of the Baby-sitters Club? The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! Mallory Pike has always wanted to be a member of the Baby-sitters Club--they're so much fun to be around, and she's practically a baby-sitter already. Now the club members have invited Mallory to a meeting. This might be her big chance! But the BSC isn't making it easy--they make Mal feel like a baby on a job, and make her take an impossible written test. Mallory's beginning to think she doesn't want to be a part of the BSC . . . or maybe she and her new friend Jessi should start a club of their own. It's time to show those Baby-sitters what a couple of new girls can do! The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! Lately, it seems like each of the Baby-sitters besides Dawn has been singled out . . . and she's a little jealous. But now it's Dawn turn to shine: Mrs. Pike has asked her to help prepare Margo and Claire for the Little Miss Stoneybrook contest! Dawn's going to do everything she can to help her charges win, even if Margo's only talent is peeling a banana with her feet. But then Kristy, Mary Anne, and Claudia are helping Karen, Myriah, and Charlotte enter the contest, too. It's hard to tell whether the competition is firecer at the pageant--or in the BSC! The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters Jessi knows a secret language! She learned it from Matt Braddock, the BSC's newest charge. Matt's been deaf since birth, and he uses sign language to speak. Since Jessi is Matt's baby-sitter, she's been using sign language, too. Soon all the kids in Stoneybrook want to learn to sign . . . which keeps the Baby-sitters busy. Jessi's the busiest of all: she working on another secret just for Matt. Will she be able to keep the secret and pull off her special event? The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! Mary Anne should never have thrown away that chain letter she got in the mail. Ever since she did, bad things have been happening--to everyone in the Baby-sitters Club. With Halloween coming up, Mary Anne's even more worried--what kind of spooky thing will happen next? Then Mary Anne finds a new note in her mailbox: Wear this bad-luck charm, it says. OR ELSE. Mary Anne has to do what the note says. But who sent the charm? And why send it to Mary Anne? If the BSC doesn't solve this mystery soon, their bad luck might never stop! The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
The hit series is back, to inspire and charm another generation of baby-sitters! Stacey's so excited! She's invited her friends in the Baby-sitters Club to New York City for a long weekend. It's going to be perfect--a party and a sleepover on Friday, a big baby-sitting job on Saturday, and lot of sightseeing on Sunday. But what a mistake! The BSC is way out of place in the big city. Mary Anne sounds like a walking guide book, Dawn is afraid of everything, Kristy can't keep her mouth shut, and Claudia is jealous of Stacey's friends. Can Stacey be in the BSC anymore? The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! Claudia's not worried when she hears her newest baby-sitting charge, Betsy, is a great practical joker. After all, how much harm can one girl do? As it turns out--plenty! Claudia breaks her leg because of one of Betsy's mean jokes . . . and now she's talking about quitting the club. Baby-sitting might be too dangerous. The rest of the BSC decides that Betsy needs to be taught a lesson--and the joke war is on! The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! They're lean, they're mean, they're the pride of Stoneybrook. Who are they? They're Kristy's Krushers! When Kristy sees how much her little brothers and sisters want to play on a softball team, she organizes a ragtag team of her own. They may not be champions, with Jackie Rodowsky, walking disaster, on the team, but at least they have team spirit! Now Bart's Bashers have challenged the Krushers to a game. The Bashers really are lean and mean . . . but the worst part of it all is that Kristy has a giant crush on the Basher's coach. The best friends you'll ever have--with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!
Mallory discovers that the terrible twins she babysits on a regular basis are not really bad-- they just want to be treated as individuals.
Receiving a desperate call from the Mancusi family, Jessi takes on an unusual sitting job caring for three dogs, five cats, two birds, a cage of hamsters, guinea pigs, fish, a snake, rabbits, and turtles.
Visiting her father on the west coast, Dawn is tempted to stay with him when she enjoys the beach, Disneyland, and a wealth of healthy restaurants, but the homesick baby-sitter fears leaving her mother and all of her friends.
Mother's Day is coming up and the Baby-sitters have the same problem they do every year: What do they get their mothers? Kristy, especially, wants to do something nice for her mom. Mrs. Brewer has been acting kind of strange and secretive lately, and Kristy's worried about her... But then Kristy gets another one of her great ideas. Why don't the Baby-sitters treat their moms - and the mothers of the kids they sit for - to a day off without any kids around? The BSC plans a gigantic baby-sitting party. It's a Mother's Day surprise that couldn't be beat! ... Until Kristy's mom reveals a very special surprise of her own.
The members of the Baby-sitters Club come to the rescue to help Mary Anne search for her beloved kitten, Tigger, who has suddenly vanished.
Claudia has a sad good-bye to make. Her grandmother, Mimi, has just died. Claudia understands that Mimi was sick for a long time, but she's still mad at her grandmother for leaving her. Who will help Claudia with her homework...and share 'special tea' with her?
Stoneybrook has gone star-crazy! Derek Masters, an eight-year-old regular on a hit TV sitcom, has moved to town. Everyone's wondering what a real-live TV star will be like-will he srive to school in a limo? Jessi can't believe it, but even stars need baby-sitters,and she's the lucky club member to watch Derek Masters. Even though a lot of kids at school call Derek a spoiled brat, Jessi likes him immediately.He rides bikes and eats junk food like a normal kid, but he has exciting stories about Hollywood, too! Pretty soon baby-sitting and ballet are starting to look kind of boring next to TV scripts and cameras. Maybe Jessi would like to be a star, too!
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