THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB #2

Claudia and The Phantom Phone Calls

Ann M Martin

Being a good baby-sitter isn’t always easy, and the vice-president of the Baby-Sitters Club, Claudia Kishi, is learning that the hard way. She and the other club members have started getting strange calls on the job. Is it the Phantom Caller, a jewel thief who’s been breaking into houses in the area? One thing is certain — the Club has to take action to protect their kids!

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Being a good baby-sitter isn’t always easy, and the vice-president of the Baby-Sitters Club, Claudia Kishi, is learning that the hard way. She and the other club members have started getting strange calls on the job. Is it the Phantom Caller, a jewel thief who’s been breaking into houses in the area? One thing is certain — the Club has to take action to protect their kids!

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  • Scholastic
  • Paperback
  • April 2010
  • 176 Pages
  • 9780545174763

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About Ann M Martin

Ann M. Martin’s The Babysitter’s Club has sold over 176 million copies and inspired a generation of young readers. Her novels include the Newberry Honor Book A Corner of the Universe, A Dog’s Life, and the Main Street series. She lives in upstate New York.

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Discussion Questions

If you could pick someone in the book you relate to most, who would it be and why? Now ask your friends to write down which girl they think you’re most like and see if you come up with the same answer!

 

Claudia loves planning her Halloween costume. What are some favorite Halloween costumes you’ve worn? If you could pick costumes for Claudia, Kristy, Mary Anne, and Stacey, what would they be? What do you think Claudia’s sister Janine would dress up as?

 

Claudia is a fan of Nancy Drew mysteries. Do you have a favorite kind of book (comedy, mystery, science fiction, etc.)? What is your favorite book? Who is your favorite author?

 

Throughout the book, the girls each become very scared at their baby-sitting jobs because they’re afraid of the Phantom Caller. What are some of the things you’re afraid of? Have you ever been afraid of something that later didn’t seem so scary?

 

Mimi tells Claudia she should make time for the important people in her life. What do you think “making time” means? How do you make time for friends and family?

 

Alan Gray has been giving Kristy a hard time because he likes her. Has anyone ever pretended not to be nice to you only because they were too shy to tell you they liked you? What do you think would have happened if Alan had told Kristy right away that he liked her?