HALL, LYNN; ELGAARD, GRETA (ILLUSTRATIONS).The Shy Ones. Avon Books, New York: 1977. 038045310X / 9780380453108 Fifth Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Robin didn't know why she felt the way she did, or how to get over feeling that way. She only knew that she hated it. Hate being shy. With her teachers. With her friends. And especially with BOYS!