The Baby-Sitters Club Book Series: Classics and New Favorites

Share this beloved series with your child to foster a love of reading and an appreciation of friendship.
Nov 22, 2022

Ages

8-12

The Baby-Sitters Club Book Series: Classics and New Favorites

Nov 22, 2022

The Baby-Sitters Club book series by Ann M. Martin has been adored by young readers since 1986 — and helped define children's books in the 80s and 90s. The fictional friends and members of the club in suburban Connecticut experience new friendships, jealousy, dedication, entrepreneurship, and changing family dynamics. Your independent reader will love getting to know Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, Stacey, Dawn, and other unforgettable characters! 

This beloved series now includes updated editions and graphic novels, which will appeal to both reluctant and avid readers who have fallen in love with the Netflix original series based on The Baby-Sitters Club books. When you give these incredible books to your child, you'll be fostering a lifelong love of reading. 

The Baby-Sitters Club #1: Kristy's Great Idea, the first book of the series, is about four friends (Kristy, Claudia, Stacey, and Mary Ann) forming an entrepreneurial group to babysit and earn money. Sometimes their babysitting jobs lead to some sticky situations like strange prank calls. In the most recent graphic novel, The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #10: Kristy and the Snobs, Kristy is navigating her new ritzy neighborhood and snobby neighbors who make fun of her aging pet collie, Louie. Your young reader will learn many valuable lessons on how The Baby-Sitters Club and Kristy respond to challenges. 

Shop classic and new favorites from The Baby-Sitters Club below! Plus, explore our Scholastic Parents book lists to discover the best children's books by age, interest, and more. You can find all books and activities at The Scholastic Store.  

The Baby-Sitters Club Collections

The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels

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Age 9
Age 8
Age 10
Age 12
Age 11
Humor and Positive Thinking
Courage, Bravery, Heroism
Reading
Extracurricular Activities
Individuality
Creativity and Imagination
Happiness
New School
Baby-sitters
Feelings and Emotions
Adjusting to School
Middle School
School Life
Character and Values
Language Arts
Curiosity
Families and Relationships
Elementary School