Here's the third book in the hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which is aKirkus ReviewsBest Continuing Series.
Alvin Ho is a boy who’s afraid ofeverything.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 piñata.
You could eat too much cake.
You could throw up.
So when Alvin receives an invitation to a party—agirl’sparty—how will he ever survive?
Lenore Look’s touching, drop-dead-funny book about an Asian American second grader—with pictures byNew York Timesbestselling 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 ThingsandAlvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters,have received rave reviews. “Alvin’s a winner,” declares theNew York Post,andNewsdaysays, “The novel . . . shares withDiary of a Wimpy Kidthe 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 Hoperfectly captures the trials and tribulations of boyhood.