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Karen's Newspaper (Baby-Sitters Little Sister #40)

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Karen and her friends start their own neighborhood newspaper, but they learn about ethics in journalism after printing secrets about their neighbors and upsetting everyone.
Paperback, 99 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Scholastic (first published January 1st 1993)
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Jay
Feb 21, 2011 Jay rated it it was ok
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So Karen decides to create a newspaper of her very own as she decides that newspaper editors are boring as she doesn't understand concepts like Cubism and doesn't know that rite is a word. Whatever, Karen. Then she convinces Hannie and Nancy to jump on board. Then she realises that holy shit, this crap is hard, and decides to end it seven weeks later.

One thing that tickles me is that they mention they're on summer break and Karen and Andrew are pumped about returning to school. Karen talks about
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Samantha Glasser
Oct 17, 2012 Samantha Glasser rated it really liked it
I remember reading this and loving it as a kid. I copied her idea and started a neighborhood newspaper using fake characters to gossip about, and like Karen, I think I got bored after 7 issues. However, it was fun while it lasted.

These books were always fun for ideas for things to do when you were bored, but sometimes they got you into trouble. This one could have.
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How is it that I still remember that Charlie bought his girlfriend, Ellen, a five dollar bracelet?
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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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