Safety for Babysitters

How to Stay Safe
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Babysitting can be a fun way for kids to earn money, but it also involves a lot of responsibility. Young readers will learn how to prepare for a babysitting job, what kinds of questions to ask the parents, what to do in emergencies, and much more that will help them become confident and responsible sitters.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2005
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2004-08-01
BISACS JNF024020, JNF024040
Dewey 649
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 80038
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Red Cross
Safe Sitter
  • An Evening at the Martins' House
  • Getting Ready to Babysit
  • Being in Charge
  • What to Do in an Emergency
  • How to Have Fun and Be Safe
  • When the Parents Come Home
  • Glossary
  • Questions and Answers about Babysitting Safety
  • Helping a Friend Learn about Babysitting Safety
  • Did You Know?
  • How to Learn More about Babysitting Safety
  • Index
Author: Lucia Raatma

Lucia Raatma received her bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of South Carolina and her master's degree in cinema studies from New York University. She has written a wide range of books for young people. When she is not researching or writing, she enjoys going to movies, practicing yoga, and spending time with her family. She lives in New York.


A noteworthy review of Living Well from School Library Journal on December 1, 2004

These clearly written titles have an appealing layout with plenty of full-color photos and a triple-spaced text. Babysitters is an excellent, easy-to-understand overview that recommends several steps to take before assuming responsibility for childcare, such as a first-aid class,… View →

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