Tuesday, November 9, 2010

A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon

Title: A Bad Case of Stripes
Author / Illustrator: David Shannon
Publisher / Date: Scholastic / 2004
Genre: Fiction, Picture Book
Themes: Individuality, self esteem, peer pressure
Summary: Camilla is so worried about what everyone else thinks that she stops being herself. When she comes down with a peculiar illness (a bad case of stripes) she begins to see the importance of being true to herself.
Curriculum Connections: Grades K-3: Language Arts: author's purpose, author's voice; Character Traits: individuality
Notes: A great read aloud and discussion starter about the importance of being yourself. Click below for classroom activities for this book.

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