Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus

Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus

By Kristen Tracy

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780375845468, 293pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 2010

Imagine being Camille McPhee. She has low blood sugar, so she carries extra food in a cooler. Would you want to do that?
Didn't think so.
And you wouldn t want to fall under the school bus. That happened to Camille too
Her cat, Checkers, is lost. And her best friend, Sally, moved to Japan.
It would be hard to stay optimistic, right? But Camille is what her mom calls HOPEFUL. Because really? There are plenty of things to be positive about:
gifted reading
a nonsqueaky mattress
eating banned foods
the big blue butterfly
Even making a new friend. Imagine that

About the Author
Kristen Tracy is the author of "Lost It", "Crimes of the Sarahs", and "Hung Up". She has received three Pushcart nominations and her poems and stories have appeared in various journals and reviews. She is the coeditor of "A Chorus for Peace: A Global Anthology of Poetry by Women". Kristen lives in Rhode Island.