Bibliographic Information: Shannon, David (1998). A Bad Case Of Stripes. Blue Sky Press.

Brief Annotation: Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. On her first day of school, she looks in the mirror and find that she is covered in stripes. But it gets worse as she changes into patterns that everyone mentions.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-3

Readers who will like this: A good time to read this book is when teaching about individualism.

Rating/Response (1-4): 4; Shannon hits gold again with A Bad Case Of Stripes. It’s funny, and light, yet intrigue emotions that are very important to us.

Text-Dependent Question: Who had the cures to Camilla’s bad case of stripes?