Welcome to Time-Out
Hey! Over here!
It's me. Roscoe.
Welcome to the Official Roscoe Riley Time-out Corner.
Want to hang out with me?
I have to warn you, though. We're going to be here for a while.
See, I kinda got in some trouble today.
Kids have to follow so many rules!
Sometimes my brain forgets to remem-ber them all.
It's not like I try to find ways to get in trouble. It's just that trouble has a way of finding me.
Truth is, I'm just a normal, everyday kid like you.
My favorite food is blue M&M's. My favorite sport is bed jumping. My favorite color is rainbow.
And my most not-favorite thing is lima beans.
See? Like I said. Just a normal, everyday kid.
A normal, everyday kid who sometimes gets into trouble.
Like today. I was just trying to help out my teacher.
How was I supposed to know you shouldn't glue people to chairs?
With Super-Mega-Gonzo Glue?
You've done that, haven't you?
Oh.Well, maybe you should hear the whole story. . . .
Excerpted from Roscoe Riley Rules #1: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs by Katherine Applegate Copyright © 2008 by Katherine Applegate. Excerpted by permission.
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