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A Bad Case of Stripes - Community Reviews back

by David Shannon
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Ms. Garcia's Library
Ms. Garcia's Library rated it 3 years ago
This book is about a young girl who wakes up with colorful stripes. She changes colors to match whatever is happening around her. She stand out and find what is to be herself. This book could be used in the classroom to introduce a discussion about trying new things. It can also be used to discuss t...
Story of My Life
Story of My Life rated it 3 years ago
Camilla LOVES lima beans but her friends do not and she wants to be just like them. Camilla comes down with a bad case of the stripes and is teased at school for her colors and patterns. After going through many different transformations, Camilla is convinced to eat a lima bean and is cured!! I woul...
Miss Taylor's Book Picks
Miss Taylor's Book Picks rated it 3 years ago
In A Bad Case of Stripes, a girl named Camilla loves lima beans, but does not want anyone at school to know. Her secret causes her to change into something that she is not, which leads her to stand out instead of blend in.. She ends up changing into whatever anyone around her says, even a pill. Cam...
alyssapeters
alyssapeters rated it 3 years ago
This was one of my favorite books growing up. I loved reading it over and over again. This book teaches kids that even if they like something everyone else doesn't keep liking it anyways. Camilla loved lima beans and the more she tried to prove she didn't the worse the stripes got. Until she finally...
Mel1212
Mel1212 rated it 3 years ago
Brief Review: A bad case of the stripes is about a little girl who cared deeply of what others thought about her, so much so she refused to eat her favorite food lima beans because everyone else thought they were gross and not any good. But in the end, she realizes its not what others think about he...
Miss McKinley's Favorites
Miss McKinley's Favorites rated it 3 years ago
A Bad Case of Stripes is perfect for 1st-5th grade. A girl named Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she will never eat them. She is very worried about what the other kids will say because she is the only one who likes lima beans. When she tries to fit in, she becomes covered with stripes! She chang...
Sara's Library
Sara's Library rated it 3 years ago
Never care what someone thinks about you! What matters is what you think about yourself & that it is positive. The girl in this story cares too much about what other kids think about her and it ends her up with a bad case of the stripes! This would probably be an I on the Fountas & Pinnell chart be...
Mrs. Pinson's Library
Mrs. Pinson's Library rated it 3 years ago
A Bad Case of Stripes is a wonderful book to read to students to encourage them to not feel like they need to be like others but instead inspire them to celebrate their differences. The main character Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she will not eat them because her classmates hate them. She wor...
Ratings by Rachel
Ratings by Rachel rated it 3 years ago
A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon is about a girl named Camilla Cream who loves lima beans, but pretends not to like them to fit in with her classmates at school. On the first of school, Camilla comes down with a bad case of the stripes and changes into everything the people around her tell he...
Maggie Wiygul ED511
Maggie Wiygul ED511 rated it 3 years ago
Lexile Level: AD610L This picture book by David Shannon tells the story of a girl named Camilla who is preoccupied with others' opinions. She is so worried about fitting in she ends up covered in colored stripes. As she becomes more concerned, her appearance changes even more. Doctors are unable t...
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