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Baby-Sitters Club explained at SCS

Ann M. Martin told students at Salisbury Central School how she came to start the long-running series of YA books featuring the Baby-Sitters Club during a visit Friday, Sept. 7. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Middle-school students quizzed author Ann M. Martin about her work at Salisbury Central School on Friday, Sept. 7.

Martin is best known for her series, “The Baby-Sitters’ Club.”  She wrote 35 books in the series before turning it over to other writers. 

She said, in response to a question, that the original idea was for four books in the series.

Including her 35 books entries, there are now 132 novels — more than 300 if titles in spin-off series are added to the total.

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