November 26, 2007

Baby-Sitters Club Regular Series by Ann M. Martin

Rating:
These are great little girl books. The stories aren't quite as girly as other 90's girl books, but they are much better written.

Description:
There are a lot of Baby-Sitters Club books, so for now I only have links to the ones I own.
  1. Kristy's Great Idea (The Baby-Sitter's Club #1)- The club is formed.
  2. Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls (The Babysitters Club, #2)- The girls are frightened by mystery phone calls.
  3. The Baby-Sitters Club: The Truth About Stacey- Stacey has trouble with her diabetes.
  4. Mary Anne Saves The Day)- Mary Anne has an emergency with a sick charge and convinces her father that she is mature. Dawn joins the club.
  5. The Baby-Sitters Club #5; Dawn and the Impossible Three- Dawn sits for the wild charges of a divorcee.
  6. Kristy's Big Day (July 1987) - Kristy's mother gets married to her rich boyfriend. Kristy is a bridesmaid and the club sits for all the children of the guests.
  7. Claudia And Mean Janine (Baby-Sitters Club #7) - Claudia has issues with her smart older sister, even as her grandmother suffers from a stroke.
  8. Boy-Crazy Stacey (November 1987) - While spending two weeks at the New Jersey shore as mother's helpers, Mary Anne objects when Stacey neglects her babysitting duties after falling in love with Scott the lifeguard.
  9. The Ghost at Dawn's House (1988) - Dawn thinks that her old house is haunted.
  10. Logan Likes Mary Anne! (Baby-Sitters Club) - Logan has a crush on Mary Anne.
  11. Kristy and the Snobs (March 1988) - Kristy moves to a new neighborhood following her mother's marriage, when she is made to feel inferior to the other residents.
  12. Claudia and the New Girl (April 1988) - An artistic new student tries to convince Claudia to quit the club.
  13. Good-bye Stacey, Good-bye (May 1988) - Stacy moves back to New York.
  14. Hello, Mallory (Baby-Sitters Club) - Following Stacey's departure, the club invites younger, former charge Mallory Pike and her friend Jessi Ramsey to join the club.
  15. Little Miss Stoneybrook ... and Dawn (August 1988) - The club gets involved in a child beauty contest.
  16. Jessi's Secret Language (September 1988) - Jessi sits for a deaf boy.
  17. Mary Anne's Bad-Luck Mystery (October 1988) - Mary Anne get mysterious letters saying she will have bad luck.
  18. Stacey's Mistake (November 1988) - Stacey invites the club to New York and they don't fit in.
  19. Claudia and the Bad Joke (December 1988) - Claudia's leg is broken by a prankster charge, and she thinks about quiting the club.
  20. Kristy and the Walking Disaster (January 1989) - Kristy sits for a 'klutzy' charge, and starts the softball team "Kristy's Krushers." She meets Bart.
  21. Mallory and the Trouble with Twins (February 1989) - Mallory sits for troublesome twins.
  22. Jessi Ramsey, Pet-sitter (March 1989) - Jessi Ramsey has to sit for a house full of animals.
  23. Dawn on the Coast (April 1989) - Since her parents' divorce, Dawn lives in Connecticut with her mother while her brother and father are in California, but after a week's vacation in sunny, healthy Southern California, Dawn isn't sure she wants to return to the East Coast.
  24. Kristy and the Mother's Day Surprise (May 1989) - Kristy and the Baby-sitters Club plan a huge outing as a Mother's Day surprise for their clients.
  25. Mary Anne and the Search for Tigger (June 1989) - While trying to find her missing kitten with the help of the other members of the Baby-sitters Club, Mary Anne almost loses her boyfriend Logan.
  26. Claudia and the Sad Good-bye (July 1989) - Claudia's family suffers a great loss when her grandmother dies.
  27. Jessi and the Superbrat (September 1989) - Jessi sits for a TV star.
  28. Welcome Back, Stacey! (October 1989) - Stacey's parent divorce and she chooses to live with her mother in Stoneybrook.
  29. Mallory and the Mystery Diary (Baby-Sitters Club, 29) - Mallory finds an old diary that contains a mystery.
  30. Mary Anne and the Great Romance (January 1990) - Best friends Mary Anne and Dawn are ecstatic to discover that Dawn's mother and Mary Anne's father are planning to get married.
  31. Dawn's Wicked Stepsister (February 1990) Dawn starts having problems living with Mary Anne.
  32. Kristy and the Secret of Susan (March 1990) - Kristy sits for an autistic child.
  33. Claudia and the Great Search (April 1990) - Claudia fears she is adopted.
  34. Mary Anne and Too Many Boys (May 1990) - While babysitting during a vacation at the beach, Mary Anne realizes that boys can really make life complicated for her and her girl friends.
  35. Stacey and Mystery of Stoneybrook (June 1990) - The Baby-sitters Club investigates the terrible noises coming from the old Hennessey place, which is sitting on top of a graveyard and may be haunted.
  36. Jessi's Baby-sitter (August 1990) - Jessi feels restricted and angry when her aunt moves in and tries to take control of her life.
  37. Dawn and the Older Boy (September 1990) - Members of the Baby-sitters Club are determined not to let Dawn get hurt by her new boyfriend Travis, who is older and always telling her what to do.
  38. Kristy's Mystery Admirer (1990) - Kristy gets mystery love-notes, which soon turn threatening.
  39. Poor Mallory! (November 1990) - When Mallory's father loses his job, Mallory finds it hard sitting for the wealthy Delaneys.
  40. Claudia and the Middle School Mystery (January 1991) - Claudia is accused of cheating in a test, and the BSC is determined to clear her name.
  41. Mary Anne vs. Logan (February 1991) - Mary Anne fights with her boyfriend.
  42. Jessi and the Dance School Phantom (1991) - Jessi is thrilled when she earns the lead in her dance school's latest ballet, until someone starts sabotaging her rehearsals and giving her threatening messages.
  43. Stacey's Emergency (April 1991) - Stacey's diabetes land her in hospital.
  44. Dawn and the Big Sleepover (May 1991) - When a group of children learns that fire destroyed their pen pals' school, thirteen-year-old Dawn organizes a fundraiser and then rewards the contributors with a sleepover.
  45. Kristy and the Baby Parade (July 1991) - Problems develop after Kristy decides to enter the biennial Stoneybrook Baby Parade.
  46. Mary Anne Misses Logan (Baby-Sitters Club) - Mary Anne begins to have second thoughts about ending her relationship with Logan.
  47. The Baby-Sitters Club #47 Mallory on Strike - Mallory needs peace and quiet if she's going to win the Young Authors Day Award for Best Overall Fiction in the Sixth Grade, but the only way to get it is to stop babysitting.
  48. Jessi's Wish (Bsc C.E. #48) - When Jessi volunteeers to help supervise the Kids Can Do Anything Club, she meets nine-year-old Danielle who, although very sick with cancer, faces her future with courage and hope.
  49. Claudia and the Genius of Elm Street (November 1991) - Claudia baby-sits for a 'gifted' young girl named Rosie Wilder, who has a secret.
  50. Dawn's Big Date (January 1992) - Dawn tries to give herself a new image by changing her hair, makeup, clothes, and personality, but then she worries about whether her friends and her penpal Lewis will like the new Dawn.
  51. Stacey's Ex-Best Friend (February 1992) - Stacey fights with her best friend from New York, Laine, who has turned into a snob.
  52. Mary Anne + 2 Many Babies (1992) - Mary Anne & Logan have a baby to look after - of sorts
  53. Kristy for President (April 1992) - Kristy takes action when she realizes that she doesn't like how some things are run at SMS by running for class president.
  54. Mallory and the Dream Horse (May 1992) - Mallory finally gets riding lessons
  55. The Baby-Sitters Club #55 Jessi's Gold Medal - Jessi takes up synchronized swimming during the summer, and struggles to balance all the practice with her baby-sitting.
  56. Keep Out, Claudia (August 1992) - A racist family does not want Claudia to sit for them.
  57. Dawn Saves the Planet (September 1992) - Dawn takes action against pollution, but becomes obsessed and risks losing her friends and ruining her reputation.
  58. Stacey's Choice (Baby-Sitters Club) - Stacey is forced to chose between her parents again when her mother is sick and her father has an important event.
  59. Mallory Hates Boys (and Gym) (1992) - Gym class becomes the bane of Mallory's life
  60. Mary Anne's Makeover (December 1992) - Mary Anne gets a haircut and new look.
  61. Jessi and the Awful Secret (February 1993) - Jessi meets a dancer with an eating disorder.
  62. Kristy and the Worst Kid Ever (March 1993) - The Papadakis' foster a troublemaker
  63. Claudia's Freind Friend (April 1993) - Claudia befriends Shea Rodowsky when she baby-sits for him and discovers they have similar struggles with their schooling.
  64. Dawn's Family Feud (May 1993) - Dawn and Mary Anne's new step-family encounters problems.
  65. Stacey's Big Crush (June 1993) - Stacey has a new crush: on her twenty-two-year-old math teacher.
  66. Maid Mary Anne (August 1993) - Mary Anne wants to help out, not be a maid!
  67. Dawn's Big Move (September 1993) - Dawn decides that seeing her father and brother only on holidays isn't enough, so she's moving back to California for six months.
  68. Jessi and the Bad Baby-sitter (October 1993) - Jessi asks a girl to join the club, which turns out to be a mistake.
  69. Get Well Soon, Mallory (October 1993) - Mallory has not been feeling well and discovers she has mononucleosis.
  70. Stacey and the Cheerleaders (December 1993) - Stacey tries out for the cheerleading squad, falls in love with a basket ball player and starts thinking her friends are babyish.
  71. Claudia and the Perfect Boy (January 1994) - Claudia starts a personals column in the school newspaper when she becomes desperate for a boyfriend.
  72. Dawn and the We ♥ Kids Club (February 1994) - In California, the We Love Kids Club experiences fame - but can they handle it?
  73. Mary Anne and Miss Priss (March 1994) - Jenny Prezzioso is driving Mary Anne crazy, with her fussy ways. But why is she behaving like this?
  74. Kristy and the Copycat (April 1994) - Kristy's stepsister Karen copies her.
  75. Jessi's Horrible Prank (Baby-Sitters Club, 75) - Jessi plays a horrible prank on her substitute teacher.
  76. Stacey's Lie (June 1994) - Stacey connives to be with Robert
  77. Dawn and Whitney, Friends Forever (Baby Sitters Club, No. 77) - Dawn makes a new friend when she baby-sits for a child with Down Syndorme.
  78. Claudia and Crazy Peaches (September 1994) - Claudia has trouble with her pregnant aunt.
  79. Mary Anne Breaks the Rules (October 1994) - Mary Anne has Logan over during a sitting job and gets caught
  80. Mallory Pike, Number One Fan (Baby-Sitters Club, 80) - Mallory finds her favourite author lives in Stoneybrook
  81. Kristy and Mr. Mom (Baby-Sitters Club) - Kristy's stepfather has a heart attack and becomes a stay-at-home dad.
  82. Jessi and the Troublemaker (February 1995) - Danielle might be sick, but you wouldn't guess it from her actions
  83. Stacey vs. the BSC (March 1995) - Stacey quits the BSC.
  84. Dawn and the School Spirit War (The Baby-Sitters Club, #84) - Problems start during School Spirit Week and Mary Anne begins to fear going to school.
  85. Claudia Kishi, Live from WSTO! (May 1995) - Claudia works for a radio station.
  86. Mary Anne and Camp BSC (June 1995) - the BSC runs a summer camp for children, but when Mary Anne's father goes away on a business trip she becomes depressed.
  87. Stacey and the Bad Girls (Baby-Sitters Club, 87) - Stacey's new friends aren't responsible.
  88. Farewell, Dawn (Baby-Sitters Club) - Dawn decides to move back to California permanently and has a massive argument with Mary Anne.
  89. Kristy and the Dirty Diapers (Baby-Sitters Club) - Kristy's Krushers find a sponsor: Davis Diapers.
  90. Welcome to the BSC, Abby (October 1995) - Abby joins the club - but an asthma attack could ruin everything.
  91. Claudia and the First Thanksgiving (November 1995) - Claudia's drama class writes a Thanksgiving play for the children at Stoneybrook Elementary - but some parents and teachers say it's un-American and protest.
  92. Mallory's Christmas Wish (Baby-Sitters Club) - Mallory's family experiences fame.
  93. Mary Anne and the Memory Garden (January 1996) - Amelia, Mary Anne's friend and English project partner, dies suddenly leaving Mary Anne feeling helpless.
  94. Stacey McGill, Super Sitter (February 1996) - Stacey is taken advantage of by a new client
  95. Kristy + Bart = ? (March 1996) - When Bart appears to like Kristy as more than friends, she's left with figuring out if she likes him back.
  96. Abby's Lucky Thirteen (April 1996) - Abby must deal with being accused of cheating on a math test while she and her sister prepare for their Bat Mizvah
  97. Claudia and the World's Cutest Baby (May 1996) - Claudia becomes an aunt, but goes overboard
  98. Dawn and Too Many Sitters (June 1996) - Dawn is back in Stoneybrook for the summer, and the BSC must deal with an overload of baby-sitting jobs.
  99. Stacey's Broken Heart (August 1996) - Stacey fears it's the end of her relationship with Robert as she prepares to visit New York City for a week.
  100. Kristy's Worst Idea (September 1996) - The club appears to be falling apart and things only get worse when a favorite charge is hurt while Kristy is baby-sitting. Is this the end of the BSC?
  101. Claudia Kishi, Middle School Dropout (October 1996) - Claudia gets pushed back to seventh grade where she doesn't know anyone.
  102. Mary Anne and the Little Princess (November 1996) - A princess is moving to Stoneybrook for six months and Mary Anne is hired as her companion to introduce her to the American way of life.
  103. Happy Holidays, Jessi (December 1996) - Jessi's brother is hurt in a car accident.
  104. Abby's Twin (Baby-Sitters Club) - Abby and Anna might be twins, but that doesn't make them the same. When Anna faces bad news about her health, Abby is at a loss for how to help her sister.
  105. Stacey the Math Whiz (February 1997) - Stacey has doubts when she is asked to join the SMS Mathletes.
  106. Claudia, Queen of The Seventh Grade (March 1997) - Claudia is elected Queen of the Seventh Grade.
  107. Mind Your Own Business, Kristy! (April 1997) - Kristy is horrified by Charlie's choice of girlfriend.
  108. Don't Give Up, Mallory (May 1997) - Mallory's dream class turns into a disappointment when her teacher favors the males.
  109. Mary Anne to the Rescue (June 1997) - Mary Anne is forced into action when Logan's parents want to send him to boarding school.
  110. Abby the Bad Sport (August 1997) - Abby clashes with her soccer teammate.
  111. Stacey's Secret Friend (September 1997) - Stacey takes on the task of helping the new kid with a fashion makeover.
  112. Kristy and the Sister War (October 1997) - Kristy tries to smooth out tension in the Kilbourne house.
  113. Claudia Makes Up Her Mind (November 1997) - Claudia must decide between two boys and whether to go back to eighth grade.
  114. The Secret Life of Mary Anne Spier (December 1997) - Mary Anne takes a second job at the mall: one no one she knows can ever find out.
  115. Jessi's Big Break (January 1998) - Jessi gets accepted at a dance school in New York City.
  116. Abby and the Best Kid Ever (February 1998) - The Papadakis' foster kid is back, and completely different
  117. Claudia and the Terrible Truth (March 1998) - Claudia is worried that her new baby-sitting charges are being abused.
  118. Kristy Thomas, Dog Trainer (April 1998) - Kristy and her family get a puppy that is being trained to be a guide dog.
  119. Stacey's Ex-Boyfriend (May 1998) - Stacey's ex boyfriend is down and the only thing that can cheer him up is her.
  120. Mary Anne and the Playground Fight (June 1998) - The nine baby-sitters compete for six job openings at a new playground camp.
  121. Abby in Wonderland (August 1998) - Abby worries that there's something wrong with her grandmother.
  122. Kristy in Charge (September 1998) - Kristy is involved in a feud with Cary Retlin when they are assigned to teach gym together.
  123. Claudia's Big Party (October 1998) - Claudia hosts a party between her old and new friends when her parents are out of town.
  124. Stacey McGill…Matchmaker (November 1998) - Stacey plays matchmaker between her mother and the father of her new charges.
  125. Mary Anne in the Middle (December 1998) - Mary Anne gets in the middle of a feud between Jessi and Mallory.
  126. The All-New Mallory Pike (January 1999) - Mallory moves to boarding school.
  127. Abby's Un-Valentine (January 1999) - Abby only likes two things about Valentines day, and the mushy stuff isn't one.
  128. Claudia and the Little Liar (March 1999)
  129. Kristy at Bat (April 1999) - Kristy gets demoted to second string on her school's softball team.
  130. Stacey's Movie (May 1999) - Stacey's making a movie and must decide between it and her friendship with Mary Anne.
  131. The Fire at Mary Anne's House (May 1999) - Mary Anne's old house burns down.

2 comments:

  1. It's fun that you still read these! I remember loving them in elementary school. Are they still as cool as they seemed then? I bet they are REALLY quick reading.

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  2. I love them, especially the Super Specials. They are probably not as good as you remember, but I think they are really funny. hey make me laugh. I like reading them when I only have half an hour or so and I don't want to start a new book.

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