Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal by Lenore Look

By Lenore Look

This is the fourth booklet within the cherished and hilarious Alvin Ho bankruptcy publication sequence, which has been in comparison to Diary of a Wimpy child and is ideal for starting and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American moment grader who is frightened of everything, is dealing with anything actually frightening: the concept somebody he loves could die. while Alvin's GungGung loses his ally, Alvin (gulp) volunteers to compliment him to the funeral.

From Lenore glance and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching sequence with a very unforgettable character.

“Shares with Diary of a Wimpy child the humor that stems from attempting to manage the world.” —Newsday

“Alvin’s a winner.” —New York Post

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If you didn’t know my dad or Louise, you’d say that Louise had come sailing out of the clear blue sky and landed on top of my dad, killing him. But if you looked closely, you would see that his toes were sticking up, which meant that he was okay. He was just fixing something. ” in a loud, cheerful voice and hug him like he’s the best dad that ever walked into my house. But not when he’s under his car. Shakespearean mumbo jumbo was coming out from under Louise as thickly as the shiny black liquid oozing down the driveway.

Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. Text copyright © 2011 by Lenore Look Jacket art and interior illustrations copyright © 2011 by LeUyen Pham All rights reserved. , New York. Schwartz & Wade Books and the colophon are trademarks of Random House, Inc. Visit us on the Web! com/teachers Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Look, Lenore.

After a few days, when it was too late to give it to the Parents of Alvin Ho without some sort of trouble, and I couldn’t stand it any longer, I ripped open the letter and read it. Then I was very sorry I did. There was nothing in the letter that said anything good about me. If the Parents of Alvin Ho read it, there would be weeping (mine) and gnashing of teeth (my dad’s) in Concord tonight, that’s for sure. So I pushed it, along with my test, into the garbage disposal between the fish skeleton and the coffee grounds, where it should have disappeared.

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