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Dawn and the Surfer Ghost (The Baby-Sitters Club Mysteries #12)

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Dawn is back in California just in time to see the surfing competition, and solve a mystery concerning a missing surfer, a mangled surfboard, and a ghost that surfs at night!
Paperback, 176 pages
Published December 1st 1993 by Scholastic
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it's not really okay with me that we still have to read dawn books even though dawn lives in california now. dawn kind of sucks, & i don't care about her california friends, the we <3 kids club, or her california sitting charges, who run the gamut from bratty (the dewitts) to hippie (sunflower & daffodil) to mary anne (stephie & her emotion-induced asthma attacks). but i'm reading all these books as a personal project, we go.

dawn is spending a lot of time at the beach th
About a year ago I was feeling pretty nostalgic about The Babysitters Club books, looked for them in some bookshops and didn't see them. I guess they've fallen out of favour with kids. I used to read these when I was about 13 but nowdays I'd say this book would only suit a much younger age group. I don't think teens would really enjoy it as it's far to tame by todays standards. I was looking forward to reading this as I've never read one of the mystery BSC books and it was a disappointment that ...more
I really enjoyed The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, it really spoke to me, especially because one of the only books Kimmy has while she’s kidnapped is this Babysitter’s Club Mystery. It’s not one of the ones I read when I was going through my BSC phase, and it piqued my interest. A mystery? A surfer? A GHOST?!

Spoiler alert, it’s not a ghost. Because whatever else BSC is, it’s not Sweet Valley High (don’t know if this is a good or bad thing) so you’re not going to get werewolves or vampires, there m
Whoa. Some childhood favorites hold up better than others, I guess.

Although, let's face it, I probably shouldn't have picked a Dawn one to read. Don't know what I was thinking with that.
In this mystery, Dawn is trying to figure out where a surfer disappeared to. His surfboard still remains along with a creepy ghost. This would be a good book for older children to read. I think it's a great book and would keep their attention.
I loved Dawn. I wanted to be as cool as Dawn. For a while (my middle school years) I planned to name my firstborn Dawn.
Autumn Cook
This was a really good mystery book. Its about Dawn living with her father and she comes upon a mystery.
Maria M. Elmvang
Apparently you just have to tell somebody to turn themselves in, and they do it?
Amy Holcomb
The Baby-sitters Club series was my favorite growing up! :)
Jul 03, 2015 Blythe rated it 2 of 5 stars
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Ann Matthews Martin was born on August 12, 1955. She grew up in Princeton, New Jersey, with her parents and her younger sister, Jane. After graduating from Smith College, Ann became a teacher and then an editor of children's books. She's now a full-time writer.

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