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Karen is so excited. Her father is allowing her to have her first sleepover and all the girls in her class are invited. Even Pamela, the popular new girl, is coming. But Pamela turns out to be a real drag. She doesn't like pizza, and she refuses to sleep on the floor. She's going to ruin the whole party!
When the buildings on Mrs. Stone's farm burn down just before Christmas, Karen and her family and friends organize a gigantic fundraiser to help their friend rebuild.
When Karen gets in over her head in the snow-shoveling business, it's up to her and her friends to find a way to dig themselves out.
Stoneybrook is preparing for a special lighting ceremony at the winter carnival, and Karen has a plan to be the one chosen to throw the master switch.
Karen is so busy! It's softball season and she's planning a party for Ms. Colman's return to school after having a baby. Then odd things start happening at team practice--equipment is disappearing, pages are ripped from Kristy's softball notebook--and Karen must solve a mystery too.
Karen wants to be the star in the Thanksgiving play but she's got the worst part -- the turkey! All she has to do is walk across the stage. Will everyone laugh at her? Not when they see her big surprise.
Swimmers, take your marks! Karen has joined the swim team! She loves dreaming about winning medals and learning to swim fast. But mostly she likes to have fun with her swim team friends. Then the coach starts acting mean. He says the team is not working hard enough. Can Karen find a way to be a winner and have fun too?
When Karen scoffs at her younger brother's problem with a tattling classmate, Andrew turns into a tattletale himself and tells on Karen for every small infraction until he gets her into big trouble for something he did.
Karen and David Michael have the worst manners ever. Karen burps at the dinner table, and David Michael makes rude noises with his armpit. Daddy thinks it's time they learnt to behave, so he sends them off to Mr Peabody's School of Dance and Charm. Karen loves learning to behave like a lady, but the boys are determined to ruin everything. Karen decides to teach the boys a lesson.
Hello, this is Karen Brewer ... Karen loves to talk on the phone. But Karen's family is mad -- Karen is tying up the line. And she forgets to take messages. So Daddy makes phone rules for Karen. But Karen sneaks phone calls anyway. And soon she's in a huge mess.
Discouraged when her mother will not allow her and her brother, Andrew, to purchase the toy gun accessories that were featured in an exciting new action movie, Karen plots to save up her money to buy the toys on the sly.
Stumbling upon an old map that says that there is a hidden treasure right in her own backyard, Karen follows the clues to find an ancient box filled with old coins.
Anticipating all the Thanksgiving festivities, including a visit by her grandparents and the New York City parade, Karen fears things are going from bad to worse when Grandad gets sick and her parents become occupied with grownup things.
Tammy and Terri are real-live twins in Karen's class. Audrey thinks that is really neat. She wants to be a twin, too, and her twin is going to be Karen! Audrey decides that she and Karen are going to dress like twins, talk alike, and act alike. But after a while, Karen does not think that this is such a neat idea.
Karen and her brother Andrew, whose parents are divorced, want to spend equal time with both parents. So they help their parents make a new custody arrangement to make everyone happier.
Karen is the only person who believes the circus unicorn can grant wishes, because she has some wishes she wants to come true.
Many little girls are sure to relate to Karen's excitement when she is asked to be a flower girl in Ms. Coleman's wedding.
Karen and Andrew are getting ready to celebrate Christmas. Karen is even learning about other holidays, like Hanukkah. Karen's grandmother gets sick and now Karen doesn't want Christmas to come at all.
Is the old lady who lives next door to Karen at her Dad's house a witch?
Everyone has a bad day once in a while -- but no one can top Karen's worst day ever.
Karen knows she shouldn't be playing with her yo-yo in school. Soon she finds herself in trouble with the substitute teacher -- but for something that's not her fault.
Why don't the Lowells want Claudia to sit for them? Claudia becomes the target of prejudice when the Baby-Sitters Club takes on a new client who doesn't like Claudia because she's Japanese. A serious look at discrimination and how it affects teens.
Flora, Ruby, Olivia, and Nikki are sad that the Willets have moved out of the Row Houses -- but they're excited when they hear the new neighbors will have kids nearly their age. One of them, Willow, seems like a natural fit for their group of friends. The only problem? Willow doesn't seem eager to be a part of life on Main Street. Eventually, Flora discovers that Willow has a secret -- a secret tied to the often erratic behavior of her mother. What's a good neighbor -- and a new friend -- to do?
When Kristy's stepfather Watson has a heart attack, Kristy's really scared. Fortunately, Watson's going to be fine. But he has some surprising news for Kristy's family: following his doctor's orders, Watson's going to reduce the stress in his life.
Stoneybrooke is having a baby parade. So, of course, Kristy wants the baby-sitters to build a float. All they need to do is round up the babies they baby-sit, dress them up, and put them on a float. Easy, right? Wrong. The float turns out awful, the outfits are horrible, and the babies won't cooperate!
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