Emma puts her big sister skills and her bravery to the test when her brother has to stay in the hospital. Emma s younger brother Jake has been getting sore throats for quite a while. When her parents take him to the doctor, their suspicions are confirmed: Jake needs to get his tonsils out. The Cupcake Club rallies around Jake, and even bakes him a special batch of cupcakes to make him feel better. Emma feels bad for him, but wants to stay as far away from hospitals as possible she s a bit squeamish and gets woozy at the sight of blood. But Jake throws a fit the day of his operation and says he only wants Emmy to stay with him. Emma s mom tells her she doesn t have to stay, but Emma realizes Jake isn t faking; he s really scared. Can Emma get over her own fears in order to help her little brother?