Mary Anne's Bad-Luck Mystery

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Scholastic Incorporated, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 140 pages
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Mary Anne should never have thrown away the chain letter she got in the mail. Unlucky things have been happening to the Baby-sitters Club ever since. With Halloween coming up, Mary Anne's even more worried. Then a threatening note demands the Baby-sitters meet at a graveyard.

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Review: Mary Anne's Bad-Luck Mystery (The Baby-Sitters Club #17)

User Review  - Julie Sondra Decker - Goodreads

Mary Anne's a bit of a superstitious girl, so when she gets a chain letter and throws it out because her friends convince her to, she regrets it. Coincidentally, she then receives a sinister "bad luck ... Read full review

Review: Mary Anne's Bad-Luck Mystery (The Baby-Sitters Club #17)

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Emma was impressed that I remembered what was in the bad luck charm necklace. Read full review


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About the author (1988)

Ann M. Martin, 1955 - Ann Mathews Martin was born on August 12, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey. She graduated from Smith College and worked as a teacher, was an editor of children's books for both Bantam and Scholastic, and then became a full time writer. Martin is the author of the well-known Baby-sitters Club books. She has also written other children's books, which include the title "Ten Kids, No Pets." She bases her characters, in part, on individuals in her own life; and the shy babysitter Mary Anne, is partially based on herself. She created a new series for middle grade readers called California Diaries, which follows Dawn of The Baby-sitters Club, after she moves to California.

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