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Kristy and the Missing Child (The Baby-Sitters Club Mysteries #4)

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When Jake Kuhn, one of the boys on her softball team, is reported missing, Kristy, the last person to see Jake, is determined to find him herself after the efforts of police and friends produce no clues.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 1st 1992 by Scholastic (first published January 1st 1992)
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Nov 13, 2010 Ciara rated it liked it
this one starts low, because it starts a softball game between kristy's krushers & bart's bashers. i wonder if there's anyone who has ever read a babysitters club books that actually found the softball plots remotely compelling. it's a gray, rainy day, & kristy lets jake kuhn (whom she has been training up as a new relief pitcher, & whose parents recently divorced) walk home alone after he explains that his mom already gave him permission.

but mrs. kuhn calls later that evening to as
Laura Hughes
Apr 13, 2014 Laura Hughes rated it it was ok
Shelves: babysitters-club
After coaching a game for her kids' baseball team, the Krushers, Kristy gets word that her relief pitcher, Jake Kuhn, never made it home. He's missing! Kristy organizes neighborhood kids to comb the area looking for the missing boy.

Secondary storylines, if you even want to call them that: Mary Anne is failing home ec, and SMS is having an awards show.


Like most BSC mysteries, this one is profoundly unsatisfying. Kristy isn't even instrumental in solving the myste
Sep 07, 2015 Susan rated it it was amazing
Where has Jake suddenly disappeared to? Did his dad take him like his mom suspects? Or where might he have gone? Will Kristy and the other children be able to find him? Has Matt come to the right conclusion about where his friend might be? Find out in this mystery book featuring the characters in the Baby-Sitters Club.
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Oct 24, 2012 Eman Zaheer rated it it was amazing
This book was so AMAZING!! I totally loved it. It was about Jake Kuhn, a usual sitting charge of the Baby Sitters Club. He was gone missing for 2 whole days! He had been looking for some nails for a project to with his best friend Matt Braddock, in a construction site of building a house. There was a hole in the house and it was dark for Jake to see. He had fell into the hole. Ann M. Martin
Apr 29, 2009 Sally rated it it was ok
Shelves: childrens, bsc
The thing with these BSC mysteries is, well, it's the BSC. And the kid is a well-known one, not one just created for the book in order to go missing. So you know he's going to be found alive because oh hai, BSC. And that he's going to be brought home all safe and sound because he's a recurring character with siblings who have not gone missing.
Mar 25, 2008 Rachel rated it it was amazing
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Recommended to Rachel by: my sister
this book was amazing! i just realy got into it. i just started and i couldn't stop! i got confused in the begining but i finally understood it at the end.
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Apr 15, 2013 Sarah Smith rated it liked it
I loved the series as a kid. I never read them in order because the library didn't have all of them. I think my favs were the Super Specials.
Amy Holcomb
Oct 03, 2013 Amy Holcomb rated it it was amazing
The Baby-sitters Club series was my favorite growing up! :)
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it was adot a missing child kristy had to fine.
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