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Stacey vs. Claudia is the second book in the Baby-sitters Club: Friends Forever series by Ann M. Martin.

Back Cover Summary

Claudia and Stacey have fallen for the same boy! Jeremy is cute, sensitive, and available. At first, Stacey thinks he'd be perfect for Claudia. But when he says he's not interested, Stacey realizes he's perfect...for her.

Claudia disagrees. She thinks she really had a chance with Jeremy... until Stacey came along.

Let the friendship feud begin!


Claudia and Stacey fall in love with Jeremy Rudolph at first sight. He's cute, sensitive, and available. Stacey thinks he would like Claudia...when his eyes are on Stacey! Now Claudia is mad at her. She think Jeremy was for her when Stacey arrived.




Stacey's Family

BSC Members






Pop Culture and Real-Life References

  • The American Westward Expansion
  • Hercules
  • Lucy Van Pelt
  • Angelica Pickles
  • Helga Pataki
  • The Midwife's Apprentice

Continuity and Inconsistencies


  • Stacey remembers when Claudia was sent back to the seventh-grade on page 12.
  • She also remembers when she dated Josh Rocker on page 18.
  • Stacey's love of Broadway is brought up again.
  • Stacey is still in math club which started in Stacey the Math Whiz.


  • On page 105, Stacey mentions that Claudia doesn't know much about life outside of Stoneybrook. But Claudia has been to a couple of other states and even dated a guy in California before.


  • This book originally came with a bumper sticker.
  • Stacey knows the name of every kid in the eighth grade and she recognizes the sixth and seventh graders by face.
  • Stacey liked Jeremy right away.
  • This is the first appearance of Jeremy Rudolph in the Friends Forever series.
  • The BSC has eased up on how strict they are holding meetings.
  • Jeremy had a girlfriend in Washington before he moved and they broke up.
  • Kristy doesn't believe that long distance relationships don't work.
  • Stacey start to jog in the morning.
  • The BSC is talking about a rotating schedule so they could have a free weekend.
  • The Rodowsky boys are mentioned but not specifically named.
  • Stacey does get annoyed by Claudia's spelling.
  • Kristy thinks that it’s dumb that Stacey and Claudia let a boy get between them.
  • There's a new bowling alley called Bowled Over that opened in Stoneybrook. Stacey and Jeremy go there on a date.
  • The SMS hot lunch costs $1.65.