Alvin Ho : allergic to birthday parties, science projects, and other man-made catastrophes /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 186 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780375863356; 0375863354; 9780375963353 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): Fear -- Juvenile fiction | Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction | Parties -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction | Schools -- Juvenile fiction | Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Concord (Mass.) -- Juvenile fiction | Chapter booksSummary: When second-grader Alvin Ho is invited to a birthday party given by a girl, his fear of everything causes him to dread going.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
"Here's the third hilarious chapter book in the series about Alvin Ho, a boy who's afraid of everything. For example, what could possibly be so scary about a birthday party? Let Alvin explain: ou might be dressed for bowling . . . but everyone else is dressed for swimming. ou could get mistaken for the pinata. ou could eat too much cake. ou could throw up. o when Alvin receives an invitation to a party a girl's party how will he ever survive? Lenore Look's touching, drop-dead-funny book about an Asian American second grader with pictures by New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham has tons of boy appeal and is great for reluctant readers. The previous books in the series, Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things and Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters, have received rave reviews. Alvin's a winner, declares the New York Post, and Newsday says, The novel . . . shares with Diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from the hero's Herculean efforts to manipulate the world around him in his favor, without all the facts at his disposal. Perfect for beginning and reluctant readers alike, Alvin Ho perfectly captures t
Horn Book, September 2010
Kirkus Review, September 2010
When second-grader Alvin Ho is invited to a birthday party given by a girl, his fear of everything causes him to dread going.
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