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