A Bad Case of Stripes

Title: A Bad Case of Stripes
Author: David Shannon
Illustrator: David Shannon
PublisherScholastic (2004)
ISBN: 9780439598385
 
“Camilla Cream loved lima beans. But she never ate them. All of her friends hated lima beans, and she wanted to fit in. Camilla was always worried about what other people thought of her.” A mystery ailment causes Camilla to turn into what others think she should be including ‘a bad case of stripes’ and the American Star and Stripes flag. Friends, family and doctors cannot figure out the problem. It is only when an environmental therapist helps the girl admit the truth she feels confident to be herself and not bow to peer pressure.

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