A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon is a book about peer pressure and fitting in. Camilla Cream wants to fit in so badly that she starts to take on the persona or style of her surroundings! This book is a great way to teach children about the importance of being themselves and marching to the beats of their own drums.
The reader's response writing prompts include:
1. The lessons I learned from having a bad case of stripes! By: Camilla Cream
2. Central Theme: Peer Pressure- Camilla feels compelled to dress and act a certain way to fit in with her friends. Have you ever experienced peer pressure? What happened? How did you feel?
3. Dear Reader, What are some things that you enjoy that make you unique? Do you hide these things from friends or do you share them?