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The Baby-Sitters Club #2 – “Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls”

Yay! A Claudia book! She’s always had a special place in my heart. We’ve got a lot in common. As a kid, I was also… um… less than brainy. I know what you’re thinking–little asian girls with bad grades exist

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The Baby-Sitters Club #1 – “Kristy’s Big Idea”

via Scholastic Blog Here we are, right back to where it all began. I must say that this one is pretty well-written, I’d guess because Ann M. hadn’t yet turned to ghosties. In addition to zany baby-sitting stories, we’ve also

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The Baby-Sitters Club #50 – “Dawn’s Big Date”

Is it just me, or does Dawn’s date look like every damn YA boy from the 90s? He’s a poor woman’s “Dark Dragon” kid, that’s for sure. I guess the teased-up bowl haircut was pretty popular at that time. Meanwhile,

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Dawn Schafer, Portrait of a Baby-Sitter

Since we’re all curious about Ms. Schafer’s likes and dislikes, I thought I’d share this handy checklist with you… The really good thing is that now we’ll all have a decent idea about what to get her on her birthday

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The Baby-Sitters Club – “Jessi and the Mystery of the Stolen Secrets”

The opening montage consists of the BSC coaching the kids as they play a nice little game of baseball. I guess that the BSC has this cute Little League-type setup with their regular kids, complete with matching uniforms and monogrammed

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The Baby-Sitters Club – “Mary Anne and the Brunettes”

This week’s post comes a little late. You can blame my evil professors for that. How DARE they give me a bunch of essays and shizz to do over the weekend? I was very clear with them after the whole

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The Baby-Sitters Club – Episode 2 – “Stacey’s Big Break”

This one is about how Stacey has a chance to have a career in modeling and TV (because Stoneybrook is a huge fashion mecca) but gives it all up because she misses making fun of Jackie Rodowsky and/or cleaning up poopy.

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