Don't Sit On the Baby!
The Ultimate Guide to Sane, Skilled, and Safe Babysitting
Babysitting is one of the most popular part-time jobs for teens, but caring for kids is no easy feat. Offering a ton of useful tips, this funny, modern no-nonsense guide covers all the basics any babysitting hopeful needs to know, and much more.
-What to expect from kids age 0 to 10
-Tips for finding (and keeping) the perfect babysitting gig
-Advice on how to deal with everything from emergencies to dirty diapers.
-Strategies for communicating with parents.
-Real-life stories from teens about their experiences on the job.
-PLUS: A babysitting personality quiz, helpful fill-in sheets, and kid-friendly recipes teens can use to make mealtime more fun!
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Zest Books ™|
School Library Journal
“Given its slightly sarcastic tone, it should find a willing audience among upper middle school through high school students and would make an excellent addition to career/job search collections.”—School Library Journal
“Quizzes, recipes, and tips for starting a babysitters club should entertain and ease readers into their first gig.”—Publishers Weekly
“An attractive package bolstered with anecdotes from real-life teen sitters, this is a solid, useful choice for all libraries.”—Booklist
“This book’s friendly tone and common-sense advice suit both brand-new sitters and those who are looking to improve their skills.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Halley Bondy
Halley Bondy is based in Brooklyn and has worked as a news reporter for the Newark Star Ledger, an arts journalist for Back Stage, and as an editor for MTV Iggy. A playwright, comedian, and the winner of the 2008 Fringe Festival NYC for Outstanding Playwright, she is the author of Don't Sit on the Baby.
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Don't Sit On the Baby!
Babysitting is one of the most popular part-time jobs for teens, but caring for kids is no easy feat. Offering a ton of useful tips, this funny, modern no-nonsense guide covers all the basics any babysitting hopeful needs to know, and much more. Includes: -What to expect from… View available downloads →