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Claudia Makes Up Her Mind (The Baby-Sitters Club #113)

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Claudia loves seventh grade now. She has great new friends, solid grades, and even a steady boyfriend, Mark. Suddenly, she's offered the chance to return to the eighth grade. It's an easy choice, right? Her friends in the BSC think so. But her seventh grade friends don't. Claudia's worried about handling the work, too. And what about Mark?

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Paperback, 135 pages
Published November 1st 1997 by Scholastic
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Jun 23, 2011 Ciara rated it liked it
yay! another claudia book! it's just a shame that we're getting toward the end of the series & the books are seriously declining in quality.

claudia has two big decisions to make in this book. 1) her guidance counselor requests a meeting. claudia is doing really well in the seventh grade, keeping up with schoolwork & maintaining pretty good grades. the counselor suggests that claudia return to the eighth grade. which makes sense, right? the girl was struggling so much that she was sent ba
May 01, 2013 April rated it really liked it
Fantastic books for young girls getting into reading!! Great stories about friendship and life lessons. The characters deal with all sorts of situations and often find responsible solutions to problems.

I loved this series growing up and wanted to start my own babysitting business with friends. Great lessons in entrepreneurship for tweens.

The books may be dated with out references to modern technology but the story stands and lessons are still relevant.

Awesome books that girls will love! And the
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Should Claudia stay in 7th grade or move back up to 8th? And what's going on with her boyfriend Mark - is he really interested, or should she start looking around?

Not the best BSC book, but not the worst either, and very little actual babysitting happening!
Nov 01, 2013 Nancy rated it liked it
In which Caludia dumps Mark and gets to choose whether she wants to stay in seventh grade or go back to eighth. Again, in the middle of the school year.
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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.

Ann gets the ideas for her books from many different places. Some are based on personal experiences, while others are based on childhood me
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