Alvin Ho, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything. For example, what could possibly be so scary about a birthday party? Let Alvin explain:
- You might be dressed for bowling . . . but everyone else is dressed for swimming.
- You could get mistaken for the pi ata.
- You could eat too much cake.
- You could throw up. So when Alvin receives an invitation to a party--a girl's party--how will he ever survive? A humorous and touching series about facing your fears and embracing new experiences--with a truly unforgettable character--from author Lenore Look and New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Honor winning illustrator LeUyen Pham. "Alvin's a winner." --New York Post
Author: Lenore Look
Publisher: Yearling Books
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.50h x 5.20w x 0.60d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 3.8
Point Value: 3
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 139765 / Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-Made Catastrophes
About the Author
Lenore Look is the author of the popular Alvin Ho series, as well as the Ruby Lu series. She has also written several acclaimed picture books, including Henry's First-Moon Birthday, Uncle Peter's Amazing Chinese Wedding, and Brush of the Gods. Lenore lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.