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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? Together with Stacey, the Baby-sitters plan 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.
Accompanying young child star Derek Masters aboard the "mystery train" that is publicizing his newest movie, Kristy, Abby, and Stacey ward off a saboteur who is staging dangerous accidents.
Kristy's newest baby-sitting charge is Susan Felder, who goes away to a special school, Susan isn't like most kids. While she can play the piano and sing beautifully ... she can't talk to anyone. Susan is autistic. She lives locked inside her own secret world. Kristy thinks it's unfair that Susan has to be sent off to school and is treated differently from everyone else. But Kristy's going to try to change that -- by showing everyone that Susan's a "regular" kid, too. And then maybe Kristy's new friend can stay in Stoneybrook for good.
When baby-sitting at Shannon Kilbourne's house, Kristy must manage to stop the "war" between Shannon and her sisters, Tiffany and Maria.
Kristy's mom got married again last summer and now Kristy and her family live in a new neighborhood. The kids there aren't very friendly. In fact, they're ... well, snobs. They criticize Kristy's clothes. They 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 it much longer. If anybody can beat a Snob Attack, it's the Baby-sitters Club. And that's just what they're going to do!
Hollywood comes to Stoneybrook ... When a TV movie begins filming in Stoneybrook, Kristy is hired to look after Derek Masters, child actor and friend of the Club, who begins receiving threatening letters demanding he quit the project.
They're lean, mean, they're the pride of Stoneybrook. Who are they? They're Kristy's Krushers! When Kristy sees how much her little brothers and sister want to play on a softball team, she starts a rag-tag team of her own. Maybe Kristy's Krushers aren't world champions (how could they be, with Jackie Rodowsky, walking disaster, playing for them?), but nobody beats them when it comes to team spirit. Now Bart's Bashers have challenged the Krushers to a real live game. It's bad enough that the Bashers truly are lean and mean-but what's worse is that Kristy has a crush on the Bashers' coach. A crush with a capital C!
The Papadakis family takes in a foster child, a troubled young girl named Lou, and Kristy soon discovers that Lou's difficult behavior makes her a real challenge to baby-sit.
Kristy and Her father go to baseball Dream Camp. While there they meet people, and learn important things.
Kristy's friend Bart Taylor wants to be her boyfriend, but she's not sure she's ready to make that commitment.
Unhappy with a lot of things at Stoneybrook Middle School, Kristy thinks it's time someone made some changes -- and she decides she's going to be that person. So she runs for president of the eighth grade; with the baby-sitters behind her making posters and buttons, what could go wrong?
Kristy volunteers to be a student teacher. Her friends call her "the idea machine", so naturally she thinks she's going to show the teachers how to do a better job! But what happens when she's stuck with a partner she doesn't like?
Kristy and Cary have always been arch rivals. Their feud reaches a fever pitch when they're assigned to write biographies about each other.
Not only does this story involve Kristy's family raising a puppy for the Guide Dog Foundation, it also involves the feelings of a girl, Deb, who recently lost her sight due to glaucoma. Many could relate to the way Deb reacts to this challenge.
Kristy's mom is getting married, and Kristy's a bridesmaid. The only trouble is, fourteen little kids are coming to the wedding, and they all need baby-sitters. Here comes the Baby-sitters Club! Stacey, Claudia, Mary Anne, Dawn, and Kristy think they can handle fourteen kids. But that's before they spend five days changing diapers, stopping fights, solving mix-ups, righting wrongs...and getting sick and tired of baby-sitting! One thing's for sure: This is a crazy way to have a wedding. But it's a great way to have a lot of fun!
Kristy hasn't seen her father since he left the family years ago. When he calls out of the blue to invite Kristy and her brothers to his wedding, they find themselves taking a surreal trip into their father's new life.
This volume focuses on Kristy Thomas, the president of the club and the star of Kristy's Worst Idea.
Need a baby-sitter? Save time! Call: The Babysitters Club and reach four experienced baby-sitters. Kristy Thomas, President Mary Anne Spier, Secretary Claudia Kishi, Vice-President Stacey McGill, Treasurer Kristy thinks the Baby-sitters Club is a great idea. She and her friends Claudia, Stacey, and Mary Anne all love taking care of kids. A club will give them the chance to have lots of fun-and make tons of money. But nobody counted on crank calls, uncontrollable two-year-olds, wild pets, and parents who don't always tell the truth. And then there's Stacey, who's acting more and more mysterious. Having a baby-sitters club isn't easy, but Kristy and her friends aren't giving up until they get it right!
Someone is sending anonymous love letters to Kristy. Is it a practical joke or do the letters mean something more?
Outside pressure and internal tension force Kristy to disband the Baby-Sitters Club.
Dawn's a little jealous when there's a formal ceremony to welcome Jessi and Mallory into the Baby-sitters Club. Don't people know that Dawn's a special baby-sitter, too? Then it's Dawn's turn to shine. Mrs. Pike wants Dawn to help prepare Margo and Claire for the Little Miss Stoneybrook contest. So what if Margo's only talent is peeling a banana with her feet? Dawn's going to help her charges win that contest any way she can. The only trouble is . . . Kristy, Mary Anne, and Claudia are helping Karen, Myriah, and Charlotte enter the contest, too. And nobody's sure where the competition is fiercer: at the pageant--or at the Baby-sitters Club! Need a baby-sitter? Save time! Call: The Baby-Sitters Club and reach six experienced baby-sitters. Kristy Thomas, President Mary Anne Spier, Secretary Claudia Kishi, Vice-President Dawn Schafer, Treasurer Mallory Pike, Junior Officer Jessica Ramsey, Junior Officer
Poor Logan. The kids at school are always busting him for being a 'boy baby-sitter.' And then Logan blows a track event that causes his school to lose the meet. He's feeling pretty bummed.
It used to be that Mary Anne had to wear her hair in braids and ask her dad before she did anything. But not anymore. Mary Anne's been growing up . . . and the Baby-sitters Club members aren't the only ones who've noticed. Logan Bruno likes Mary Anne! He has a dreamy southern accent, he's awfully cute--and he wants to join the Baby-sitters Club. The Baby-sitters aren't sure Logan will make a good club member. And Mary Anne thinks she's too shy for Logan. Life in the Baby-sitters Club has never been this complicated--or this fun!
Logan's been really busy baby-sitting, playing football, and trying out for the track team. But things get even tougher when the jocks start teasing Logan about being a baby-sitter. But when he makes a rash decision to quit baby-sitting, something has to give!
[from the back cover] "Son of vampires Jonathan always thought it was a little strange that his parents made him play during the night and sleep during the day like they do. And it is pretty odd that they wear capes and have long sharp teeth. That's because Jonathan's parents are vampires! But now Jonathan wants to live like a normal kid, not like a vampire. He wants to watch TV and go to the video arcade and even have friends over. So he plans a big Halloween party at his house. But oh, no! What if Ma and Pa get hungry? Will they want to bite someone?" Over a hundred popular books by Ann M. Martin, the author of Ma and Pa Dracula, are in the Bookshare collection including: Bummer Summer, With You and Without You, and the Babysitters Club series.
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