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Abby's Un-Valentine (The Baby-Sitters Club #127)

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Valentine's Day is Abby's least favorite holiday. Mushy stuff like valentines, red hearts, and a school dance turn her into a Valentine's Scrooge. When Ross Brown, a perfectly nice guy in Abby's English class, invites her to the dance, Abby tries to set him up with her twin sister, Anna.
Paperback, 132 pages
Published January 1999 by Scholastic
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Ciara
Jul 19, 2011 Ciara rated it it was ok
it's february YET AGAIN in stoneybrook, & abby is complaining about how much she hates valentine's day. she's allergic to flowers, she doesn't want a boyfriend, & she sick of all the emphasis on goopy love stuff. she says something about how february is awesome because it's the one month of the year where there aren't a lot of allergens. i could have sworn there is another february abby book in which she declares february to be the worst month of the year because the weather is rotten &a ...more
Laura Hughes
Mar 16, 2016 Laura Hughes rated it liked it
Shelves: babysitters-club
Abby is the object of unrequited love.

Abby thinks she's bonding with classmate Ross Brown over their mutual shared hatred of Valentine's Day and love poetry until he asks her to the dance. She says no, then catches grief from her friends about her meanness. Having learned, apparently, from the many stalkery romantic comedies, Ross continues to try to win her over by leaving her little presents, but she holds her ground and only becomes more anti-romance. Eventually, she is able to fob Ross off o
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Marian
Jun 07, 2011 Marian rated it liked it
Shelves: readit, bsc, 2011
This is the book that the "Abby is totally gay" contingent in fandom points to and says, "Look. PROOF." Since Abby was mostly after my time in the BSC, apart from the occasional book picked up out of curiosity, I'd never read it before and I was curious. Thanks to a friend who shall remain awesome, I finally got to read the book after all this time.

And... I... don't really get the Abby is gay vibe. Instead it seems that Abby isn't interested in anyone. At all. Male or female, thank you very much
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Catherine
Jan 19, 2016 Catherine rated it it was amazing
I think than Ann Martin is giving us a theme: Valentine's Day is not just about love. It's about friendship, too. This story is about a Valentine's day skeptic in the midst of Valentine's day obsessed-people. Everyone is trying to convince her that she needs to get a boyfriend, but she knows better. In the text it says: "Popcorn and a chiller thriller .. free candy and good friends. What more could I ask for from Valentine's Day"(132)? I absolutely agree with this theme. Not everything has to be ...more
April
May 01, 2013 April rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, childrens
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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Nancy
Nov 01, 2013 Nancy rated it did not like it
In which the truth about Abby is revealed. STFU, Abby.
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Aug 19, 2008 Elizabeth Janitz rated it it was amazing
I liked this book. I started it when I went camping I only read one chapter and on the way home I finished it.
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The Baby-sitters Club series was my favorite growing up! :)
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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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