Scholastic is releasing eBook versions of its iconic series The Baby-sitters Club.Beginning December 1st, young readers will be able to read digital editions of the classic adventures of the Connecticut teens Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey, when the first twenty titles from Ann M. Martin will be available in eBook stores.
To help promote the new books, Scholastic is releasing exclusive content on The Baby-sitters Club Facebook page. Along with the usual trivia, photos, videos, and such content, Scholastic will also use the social page to launch The Baby-sitters Club Facebook app, a tool that lets fans can preview eBooks, take quizzes, and access memorabilia.
Martin is thrilled that the books continue to live on in the digital world. She stated, “When I created the characters in The Baby-sitters Club in the mid-1980s, I never would have imagined that twenty-five years later there would be BSC fan sites, and blogs about the fictional lives of the characters.”