Subject: Babysitters

Truth About Stacey, The by Raina Telgemeier

Poor Stacey. She just moved to a new town, is still coming to terms with her diabetes, and is facing baby-sitting problems left and right. Fortunately, Stacey has three new friends — Kristy, Claudia, and Mary Anne. Together they’re the BSC — and they will deal with whatever’s thrown their way… even if it’s a rival baby-sitting club!


Genre: Fiction, Juvenile, Juvenile works
Series: The Baby-sitters Club | Subjects: Babysitters, Clubs, Diabetes

Red Leaves by Thomas H. Cook

Eric Moore has reason to be happy. He has a prosperous business, a comfortable home, a stable family life in a quiet town. Then, on an ordinary night, his teenage son Keith is asked to babysit Amy Giordano, the eight-year-old daughter of a neighboring family. The next morning Amy is missing. <br><br>Suddenly Eric is one of the stricken parents he has seen on television, professing faith in his child’s innocence. As the police investigation increasingly focuses on Keith, Eric must counsel his son, find him a lawyer, protect him from the community’s steadily growing suspicion.


Genre: Domestic fiction, Psychological Fiction, Staff Picks, Suspense Fiction
Subjects: Babysitters, Fathers and sons, Missing Children, Teenage Boys