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Archive for December, 2014

Taking a little break until after the New Year. In the meantime, what’s your favorite holiday BSC book? Thinking about it, most of them are pretty strange. One of the most interesting is Mallory’s Christmas Wish, since it foretells the dawn of the Age of Reality Television. I think I might like Baby-Sitters’ Christmas Chiller [...]

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So I said I wouldn’t read it because I hate Sad Dog Books, but I broke down and got it anyway, since the reviews have been so positive. Rain Reign is a book about Rose, a kid on the autism spectrum who loves homophones. But the book keeps on calling them homoNYMs, and I’m going [...]

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I often find that BSC articles on popular blogs were written by people who read a few of the books when they were ten and haven’t picked one up since, but How to Tell You Are in a Baby-Sitters Club Book on The Toast is right on the money. Some audio of Ann talking about [...]

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In the past year or so, the Alice McKinley books have taken over the BSC as my “comfort” reading. I read recently that Phyllis Reynolds Naylor decided to have Alice grow up in the series (each book covers roughly four months of her life) because she wanted a challenge as a writer and didn’t want [...]

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Now available in ebook: #79-#82, M15 and M16. Rain Reign named a Notable Children’s Book of 2014 by the New York Times.

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