Mary Anne Saves the Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix Series #3)

Mary Anne Saves the Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix Series #3)

by Raina Telgemeier

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Overview

Who would have guessed that when the BSC girls get in a HUGE fight, it's shy and quiet Mary Anne who manages to save their friendship? When a terrible fight breaks out among the four BABY-SITTERS CLUB friends, Mary Anne is left to her own devices. She has to sit by herself at lunch, make new friends, and deal with her overprotective father without advice from the BSC gang. But the worst part is when she faces a terrible baby-sitting predicament, and she can't find any help. Luckily, Mary Anne rises to the occasion. Not only does she handle all her problems with aplomb, she also manages to get the BSC back together again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545600149
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 06/25/2013
Series: Baby-Sitters Club Graphix Series , #3
Sold by: Scholastic, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 645,476
File size: 38 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author


Ann M. Martin's The Baby-Sitters Club series has over 176 million copies in print worldwide and inspired a generation of young readers. Her novels include the Main Street series; BELLE TEAL; the Newbery Honor book A CORNER OF THE UNIVERSE; HERE TODAY; A DOG'S LIFE; and ON CHRISTMAS EVE; as well as the much-loved collaborations P.S. LONGER LETTER LATER and SNAIL MAIL, NO MORE with Paula Danziger. She lives in upstate New York.

Raina Telgemeier is the creator of Smile, a #1 New York Times bestseller, winner of the Will Eisner Award, and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book. Sisters, a companion to Smile, was a #1 New York Times bestseller and USA Today bestseller. Raina is also the creator of Drama, a #1 New York Times bestseller and the recipient of a Stonewall Book Award Honor. Raina also adapted and illustrated The Baby-sitters Club graphic novels. She lives in Astoria, New York, with her husband, Dave Roman. To learn more, visit her online at www.goRaina.com.

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Mary Anne Saves The Day (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
mdbmdb More than 1 year ago
When a horrible fight breaks out, among all of the four Babysitters Club members. Mary Anne is left by herself. While the other baby sitters club members sit with the other school friends at lunch they had. Mary Anne was left by herself. Because the baby sitters club was the friends she grew up with. She was too busy with the baby sitters club to have any other school friends. But one day at lunch, she was sitting by herself and this one new girl came up beside her and asked Mary Anne if she could sit with her. Mary Anne said yes you certainly can. They became really good friends they ended up going over each others houses and watching movies after school. But then one evening Mary Anne was babysitting and there was a big problem and nobody to go to for the problem. She solved all herself and her dad was proud of her and he quit being so over protective. Mary Anne sure does save the day and manages to get the Baby sitters club back together again. I feel that the novel Mary Anne saves the day is a wonderful story it teaches kids to make new friends. And to forgive somebody if they have done something wrong to you. I just think it is a very good book for kids to read.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book! Mary Anne is very sweet and shy, but she really breaks through in this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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jasminemarie on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I was so excited when the first of The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix book was released. Being a Baby-Sitters devotee, I was so excited that the series that got me hooked into reading series of books when I was 9 years old would get a new breath of life. I was excited that it could possibly become a series that a whole new generation of kids could fall in love with.Raina Telgemeier's work is ah-mazing. You need to check out her portfolio here. I think she did a superb job of updating the characters to give it more of a modern flair without compromising the essence of each character's personality. I think she really captured each character nicely. The only character that looked a little different in the book than in my head was Claudia.In this story, the girls of the Baby-Sitters Club are at war with each other and Mary Anne is in the middle trying play peacemaker between all the girls. I had a hard time remembering the original book, but it seemed like the girls spent whole book fighting with each other and the preteen hormones were getting a little old towards the end. I especially liked how Raina introduced Dawn and the back story of the high school relationship between Mary Anne's father and Dawn's mother.Overall:It was an excellent graphic novel. I think a lot of young girls could definitely get into the Baby-Sitters Club series through this book and that makes it worth reading and sharing!
MesserPicks on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Wow! Reading this book brought back so many memories! I was a huge Baby Sitter's Club fan when I was in elementary school. I read almost all of the books and still own them all today. Reading this book brought back so many memories for me. I think it is great that they have made one of these books into a graphic novel. It was great to read, I really enjoyed reading this again.
jl624 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The baby-sitters club is a popular series. This book is about this girl Mary Anne, who is really shy in her everyday life. However, when it comes to babysitting, she has a lot to show to others. She has skills to keep everything going the way they are, and she saves the day as she being the babysitter. Her shyness does not come in her way to babysit. The words are easy and the plots are attracting. In addition, the graphics in the book add color to the story. It is recommended for children from grade 3-5.
navelos on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I never actually read Babysitters Club books when I was a kid, though I remember when they were popular. I got the graphic novel adaptations for my 9 year old daughter and we've both really enjoyed them. This one focuses on Mary Anne, and her growing independence both from her friends and her father.
clshelkoff on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Mary Ann is a very shy girl. In this book, she shows that her shyness does not impede her ability to handle a crisis. Mary Ann exhibits to her father and the parents of the child that she is babysitting for that she is very trustworthy. Read this book to learn about Mary Ann's heroic day.
abbylibrarian on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Another hit for Raina Telgemeier, the artist adapting Ann M. Martin's Baby-Sitters Club books to graphic novel format. I've been waiting and waiting for this book to come out and it doesn't disappoint. Of the three Graphix adaptations, I'm least familiar with the original story of this book. However, I still really enjoyed it.Can't wait for the next one!Pick this series up if you're a fan of the original Baby-Sitters Club series.
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TurtlesMA More than 1 year ago
The cartoon is so gay! Get the orginal copy! Well i will tell u about the orginal copy. The the cartoon. Well u can the real ones at ur local libary or Ocean State Job Lot. This book is a club of girls called the babysitters club and the babysit all the neighbors and they advertise and etc. One day on of the very shy members (Mary anne) goes to babysit the very spioled Jenny. While she was babysittingg Jenny she noticed that jenny didnt look so good. She had Jenny lay down so she could take her temp. It was a 104 degrees! Maryanne calls for help and runs to the Emergency room. Will Jenny live? Find out! Read the book peeps and peepets! A wonderful story for all ages!