By Lenore Look
Here is the fourth ebook within the loved 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 really frightening: the concept somebody he loves may die. whilst 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 control the world.” —Newsday
“Alvin’s a winner.” —New York Post
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Extra resources for Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
My words floated like shiny balloons above my head. Mouths opened. Eyes blinked. So I sent up the shiniest balloon of all. “My dad says I’m a hero,” I said, puffing out my chest. The heads on the bus nodded up and down. The eyes on the bus grew big and round. Everyone was very impressed. Everyone, that is, except Pinky. He was jealous. “You’re not a hero,” he sneered. “You’re a scaredy-cat. ” I cried. “I bet you’ll chicken out,” said Pinky. ” I said. ” I stopped. What was I saying? Not only was I getting closer and closer to that funeral by the minute, I was pushing myself right into the grave!
Once they start, you’ll begin to see signs all over the place. ” “I’ve heard of people ‘cheating’ death,” said Ophelia. ” I asked. “I think it’s like cheating on a test,” said Ophelia. ” I asked. “Well, when Death comes, you gotta look like someone younger,” said Ophelia. “You can’t look dead. ” “Oh,” I said, sitting as straight as a chopstick. “My grandpa said that the surest sign of death is to dream of a birth or a wedding,” said Nhia. ” My voice cracked like bone. “I’d definitely die if I dreamt I got married,” said Pinky.
And something was missing. ” I asked. “Miss P keeps talking about them. Didn’t they have something to do with history too? ” Calvin rubbed his chin. He put on his thinking face. “I’m pretty sure they were around before Fenway Park went up,” he said thoughtfully. “I thought so,” I said. Miss P would be pleased that I knew. But I was not pleased. I was panicked. My pile was a real mess. ” I cried. ” “It’s easy,” said Anibelly. ” Then she fanned out all her pictures in the right order like a deck of cards, just like that.
Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances by Lenore Look