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Karen's Wish (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Super Special #1)

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Karen cant't wait for Christmas. She and Andrew are writing to Santa, baking cookies, and decorating their tree. Karen is even learning about other holidays, like Hanukkah. Then Karen's grandmother gets sick and has to go to the hospital, and now Karen doesn't want Christmas to come at all.
Paperback, 136 pages
Published December 1st 1990 by Scholastic (first published January 1st 1990)
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Amy
Nothing about the book was great, and I'm actually surprised I found it in my library system -- it's pretty dated by now, as evidenced by the use of slang words like "gigundo" and "goody." BUT I always like re-reading books that I enjoyed as a kid -- because these are the books that really turned me into a reader. Since books and reading a such a huge part of my life now, I think my childhood favorites are an important piece of my personal history. So I can't hate on this one too much, even thou ...more
Sara
Feb 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book was really sweet and adorable. I know it's like a rule among the adult fanbase to hate the hell out of Karen Brewer and I know she can be a brat, but in this book I thought she was really sweet. The main story and the B plot were both really enjoyable.
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Aug 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
It was good for a second time.
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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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