Fall 2022

Don't Sit On the Baby, 2nd Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Sane, Skilled, and Safe Babysitting

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Babysitting is one of the most popular part-time jobs for teens, but caring for kids is no easy feat. Offering useful tips on everything from navigating naptime to negotiating pay rates, this funny, no-nonsense guide covers all the basics any babysitting hopeful needs to know and much more. This revised edition includes updated ideas for finding jobs, keeping kids—and yourself—safe, and handling behavioral challenges. Learn what to expect from kids ages 0 to 10, how to land (and keep) the perfect babysitting gig, what to do in situations ranging from dirty diapers to emergencies, and how to communicate with parents. Plus, read real-life stories from teens about their experiences on the job.

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978-1-7284-2028-8
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction, Social Studies, Young Adult
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Active Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Zest Books ™
Language English
Number of Pages 144
Publication Date 2022-09-06
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS YAN011000, YAN051140, YAN024070
Dewey 649.1/0248
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 940
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, Sidebars, Step-by-step instructions, and Table of contents

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“With sensible and practical suggestions for a wide variety of situations, this is a welcome update.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Halley Bondy

Halley Bondy is a professional freelance writer, journalist, editor, producer, and mom based in Brooklyn. Her articles have appeared in NBC News, The Balance, Contently, Digital Trends, Bustle, Romper, The Outline, MTV, and more. She has written six books for Zest, including #MeToo and You: Everything You Need to Know about Consent, Boundaries, and More and Speak Up: A Guide to Having a Say and Speaking Your Mind.

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