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When her family decides it's time for a trip to Washington, D. C. , Karen gets to see the museums, the monuments, the White House -- and the President!
Karen is learning all about bike safety in school. She is even going to enter a bike-a-thon. But Karen's bike is too small for her. So with Daddy's help, Karen buys a new bike. Then Karen's new bike is stolen. Can Karen catch the thief and get her bike back?
A new girl in Karen's class arrives in a wheelchair and Karen wants to be her helper and friend. Unfortunately, she learns the hard way about being too helpful.
It's August, and Karen has come up with an idea that will change Stoneybrook -- and the nation! With some help from her friends, Karen creates Augustania, a celebration of the end of summer that borrows favorite traditions from other holidays.
Devastated when the family dog, Midgie, runs away, Karen is cheered when her parents adopt a new puppy named Sadie, but Karen is unprepared for the hard work and occasional disappointment associated with a new young pet.
Karen really likes her second-grade teacher, Ms. Colman, so she's pretty disappointed when she hears Ms. Colman must take some time off from school. The substitute teacher, Miss Hoffman, is unfriendly and has all kinds of awful rules. Karen doesn't like her at all. Will they ever get along?
For New Year's Eve, Karen thinks everyone should make a resolution. Hannie promises to stop biting her nails; Kirsty promises not to talk on the phone so much. But Karen just catches everyone breaking their promises! Now they're all calling her a spy. Aren't resolutions supposed to be fun?
Karen and her friends start their own neighborhood newspaper, but they learn about ethics in journalism after printing secrets about their neighbors and upsetting everyone.
Karen really wants Moonbeam, the new video game system. But Daddy won't buy it for her. So Karen decides to get a job. She will help Kristy deliver newspapers. It is hard work. Karen has to get up very early in the morning! And some people are pretty picky about how their papers are delivered. Can Karen earn the money she needs?
Karen's pen pal Maxie is a big bragger and Karen starts to make things up until she has to meet Maxie one day and becomes tangled in her own lies.
When Karen is selected as queen of Pizza Express, she begins to get too big for her britches, but her classmates forgive her when she throws them a huge pizza party.
Karen is on her first plane trip, but this isn't just any plane trip. Karen is flying alone and she's going to visit her grandparents' farm in Nebraska for the first time.
Rescuing a tired, mangy-looking pony named Blueberry from an "everything must go" estate sale, Karen is desperate to keep her new friend. So her father and stepmother, with the help of the whole family, devise a special plan.
The Three Musketeers -- Karen, Nancy, and Hannie -- are going to pony camp. But Karen cannot wait. Her pony Blueberry is going to camp, too. But pony camp is not easy. The older campers tease Karen. Nancy is afraid. And Hannie spends too much time riding. Will the Three Musketeers ever have fun at pony camp?
Karen is a P-A-I-N. Karen loves to spell words. She is very good at it, too. First she wins the spelling bee in her class. Then Karen wins another spelling contest. And another ... and another! Soon Karen is the best junior speller in the state of Connecticut. She is even going to be on TV. Karen thinks that is so great. But her friends don't. They think Karen is a show-off!
Karen promised her brother Andrew that they'd never be separated. When Karen's mom and step dad announced that they'd be moving to Chicago for six months -- with Andrew -- Karen's promise is put to the test.
Karen's dad gives Karen a special job for Halloween. She is in charge of the pumpkin patch. Karen chooses a giant one for herself, then finds good homes for all her pumpkin babies.
Karen is going to art camp, and she can't wait to make art projects! But Karen is mad at Hannie and Nancy -- they're not going. So Karen makes puppets that look like Hannie and Nancy. Then Karen's friends buy tickets to the puppet show. Now what's Karen going to do?
When Karen spots a reindeer in the neighborhood, she makes a special plan to reunite him with Santa. Karen waits for a sign from Santa at the school assembly, where Karen is playing Rudolph.
Karen has new roller skates and is a very good skater, but she falls and breaks her wrist! Karen wants somebody famous to sign her cast, but it won't be easy.
When Karen's class wins a real live turkey, they plan to make him the star of the school's Thanksgiving assembly. But when the big bird runs away from Karen's house, she's off on a wild turkey chase!
When Karen's little brother Andrew wishes he had homework like the "big kids" she sets out to open up her own school to teach him (and a few neighbors) how to read and write.
After an incident using the school bus for the first time, and continuous problems afterwards, Karen no longer wants to use the bus. What could ever make her change her mind?
Karen and Addie are elected to the safety patrol. Karen is so proud to wear her badge and help keep the halls safe. But uh-oh. Things are being stolen all over the school. Can Karen and Addie catch the thieves?
Karen has just found out that she needs glasses. Now she has to decide whether or not to wear them in the school pictures!
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