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Halloween is coming, and Karen is excited about her costume, the party at school, and trick-or-treating. But when she catches the chicken pox from her little sister, her plans fade fast.
When Karen and her brother Andrew land parts in a local production of A Christmas Carol, Karen discovers the real meaning of Christmas.
Christmas wishes ... Karen can't wait for the holidays. She and her friends want to do something special for a neighbor. They decide to surprise her with a Christmas tree. Then Karen and her friends have a huge fight. They won't talk to each other. Now what are they going to do about the Christmas tree?
Karen's class is putting together a celebrity-family cookbook. Karen enters one of her grandmother's secret recipes -- without permission -- and learns a lesson in truthfulness.
Karen's new nanny teaches a pottery class, and Karen is eager to prove she can be as skilled as the older kids. When she can't keep up, Karen passes off another student's work as her own.
Karen's at farm camp this summer, and she's going to enter a lamb in the county fair. When her friend Tia comes to visit, Karen is sure she'll enjoy helping Karen get ready for the big day. The problem is that Tia has come East to see city life! Though Karen doesn't win at the county fair, she has a great time with her friends--and so does Tia.
Yippee-ki-yi-oh! Karen's family is way out west -- at a dude ranch run by a real cowboy! Being "home on the range" and going on trail rides is so, so exciting. But then Karen discovers that her cowboy friend has a big problem with his ranch. Can Karen help him before it's time to saddle up and head for home?
Anticipating a fun-filled trip to New York City, where her class will visit the museum on the same day as her pen pal's class, Karen fears the trip will be spoiled for her by David Michael, who is furious that his class cannot go on the trip as well.
Karen has a new doll. When Karen's best friend Nancy gets sick, Karen gives her doll to Nancy until she's well. But Nancy thinks the doll is hers to keep!
Karen's favorite baby doll, Hyacinthia, has to go to the toyshop for repairs. Karen decides to set up her own hospital for dolls.
One spring morning, Karen and her class find a duck outside the classroom. Later they get to observe the hatching of her eggs, and they help take care of her ducklings!
Karen's favorite cousin is coming to visit. Karen will bring her to an Easter egg hunt and even to the Easter parade! She plans to be the best host ever. But it is not so easy. Diana wants to do things that will get Karen in trouble. Karen wants to stop her. But can she do it without ruining their visit -- or ruining Easter?
Karen, Hannie, and Nancy -- the Three Musketeers -- can't wait to compete with Pamela and her pals in a tug-of-war and other outdoor games at Stoneybrook Academy's annual Field Day.
Karen is the most talented student in her ice-skating class. Her new friend, the best skater in Stoneybrook, thinks Karen could grow up to be a champ. But it will take hard work ... and Karen is sick of practicing!
It's all-girl week at the lake with Karen's family. Karen, Hannie and Nancy play at their secret clubhouse, learn to fish, tell stories around the campfire, and look for the Shadow Lake Monster!
Karen thinks the ghost of Ben Brewer lives in her house but she's never really seen him until now. Karen and her stepsister have found out that Ben and his spooky friends are going to have a party in her attic.
Karen wants to give Mommy a special present. She will buy it with the money she makes walking dogs. But then Karen decides to get something else. Since she needs more money, she will walk more dogs. Soon Karen has too many dogs on her hands! But if she quits her job, she might have to break some big promises.
Karen and her little brother have new pets -- goldfish. Karen is thrilled to have a goldfish of her own ... until it dies. She goes into mourning, wearing black Reeboks and a dark veil to school. She even plans an elaborate funeral. Then her neighbor, "the witch", does something to make her feel better.
It's fun to be a Baby-sitter's Little Sister! U R 2 Nice 2 B 4-Gotten! Some kids (like Hannie) think Amanda is a snob. But Karen doesn't care. She and Amanda are friends. They have lots of fun together, diving for pennies in the pool and dressing up like Lovely Ladies. But now there's bad news! Amanda's family is moving away. Hannie thinks this is funny. But Karen is so sad. How can she say good-bye to one of her best friends?
Karen is happy that Granny and Grandad are living in the little house, but when Grandad gets sick, Karen is worried.
When Karen adopts a grandmother from Stoneybrook Manor, she has more grandmas than anyone she knows -- Karen thinks that is very special.
Karen really doesn't want to get her hair cut, but everyone says she needs too.
Teased by her peers because she is the youngest student in the class, Karen Karen makes a big deal out of turning seven-and-a-half. She throws a party to celebrate, with half a cake, half-filled goody bags, and games played halfway. Then her classmates retaliate by teasing her.
After Karen's class decorates a haunted house for Halloween, they begin to hear spooky noises.
Karen plays on the Krushers softball team. And one day when Karen hits a home run and calls herself "Home Run Karen" it jinxes her, and she can't hit at all.
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