Literature The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books  

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The best Baby-Sitters Club books are those favorite teen novels following the kids from Stoneybrook, Connecticut, as they run their Baby-Sitters Club and deal with real-life issues. The popular series spawned over 200 novels, all released between 1986 and 2000, which sold over 170 million copies. But with this many titles, which one is the best? Vote below to choose the best Baby-Sitters Club books of all time!

While all of the many Baby-Sitters Club books state they were written by Ann M. Martin, what you might not know is that Martin actually only wrote the first 35. Peter Lerangis penned another 43 of the rest, which were all ghostwritten and distributed to school children by Scholastic.

The series follows a group of middle school girls, first just four, a group who expanded to 10 by the end of the series, who run a baby-sitting service in their fictional town. While the girls deal with babysitting for various youngsters, they also deal with their own issues introducing a number of life lessons along the way.

So if you can get past the nostalgia of the Baby-Sitters Club books, pull out your favorite Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia or Stacey memories and help rank the best Baby-Sitters Club books ever, all right here!
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Claudia and the Sad Good-bye is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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12 0
Stacey vs. the BSC is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

3
19 1
The Truth about Stacey (Baby-S... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

4
18 1
The Ghost at Dawn’s House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

5
17 1
Dawn's Wicked Stepsister is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

6
16 1
Dawn and the Impossible Three is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

7
16 1
Logan Likes Mary Anne! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

8
9 0
Welcome Back, Stacey! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

9
21 2
Boy-Crazy Stacey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

10
15 1
Claudia and the Phantom Phone ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

11
19 2
Kristy’s Great Idea is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

12
8 0
Jessi and the Superbrat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

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13 1
Claudia and the Mean Janine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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13 1
Little Miss Stoneybrook... and... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

15
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Dawn and the Surfer Ghost is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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7 0
Mary Anne and the Secret in th... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

17
12 1
Baby-sitters' Island Adventure is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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12 1
Mary Anne and Too Many Boys is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

19
12 1
Good-Bye Stacey, Good-Bye is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

20
16 2
Kristy’s Big Day is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

21
11 1
Mary Anne and the Great Romanc... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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11 1
Claudia and the Middle School ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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11 1
Claudia and the New Girl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

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11 1
Jessi’s Secret Language is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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14 2
Stacey's Emergency is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

26
14 2
Mary Anne's Makeover is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

27
12 2
Dawn's Big Date is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

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12 2
Dawn and the Older Boy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

29
12 2
Dawn and the Big Sleepover is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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12 2
Mary Anne's Bad Luck Mystery is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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10 1
Stacey's Lie is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

32
10 1
Keep Out, Claudia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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10 1
Claudia and the Bad Joke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

34
10 1
New York, New York! is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

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11 2
Kristy and the Secret of Susan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

36
11 2
Stacey's Ex-Best Friend is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

37
9 1
Kristy and the Walking Disaste... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

38
9 1
Sea City, Here We Come! is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

39
9 1
Kristy's Mystery Admirer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

40
9 1
Farewell, Dawn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

41
10 2
Jessi's Baby-Sitter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

42
8 1
Mary Anne Misses Logan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

43
8 1
Dawn on the Coast is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

44
8 1
Baby-sitters at Shadow Lake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

45
8 1
Stacey's Big Crush is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

46
8 1
Claudia and the Perfect Boy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books

47
9 2
Mallory on Strike is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

48
9 2
Mary Anne Saves the Day is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

49
9 2
Stacey and the Bad Girls is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books
Ann M. Martin

50
9 2
Claudia and the Terrible Truth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Baby-Sitters Club Books