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Graves, Bonnie B.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2002.
IL 3-6, RL 3.3
ISBN 0525468307
Imagine that you're a fifth grade boy. What's one of the LAST things you'd ever want to do? Babysit! Yet that's just what Joel is stuck doing - babysitting for a toddler whose nickname is "Trouble". Ice cream mess all over the kitchen, no diapers for a diaper change, a baby screaming "Opah, Opah!" - These are some of the babysitting emergencies Joel encounters. And to top it all off, Joel's best friend decides to videotape the whole fiasco! Read Taking Care of Trouble to see how Joel manages to make the best of a hilarious situation.

Prepared by: Jana Wood for The South Carolina Children's Book Award nominees 2005

SUBJECTS:   Babysitting -- Fiction.
                        First aid -- Fiction.
                        Humorous stories.


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