Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions

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Author(s): Lenore Look
Series: Alvin Ho Series No: 6
Original Publish Date: Aug 05, 2014
Product Number: EB00214069
Released: Aug 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780449819869
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
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Description

Here's the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers. Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new level-or should we say, continent. On a trip to introduce brand-new baby Ho to relatives in China, Alvin's anxiety is at fever pitch. First there's the harrowing 16-hour plane ride; then there's a whole slew of cultural differences to contend with: eating lunch food for breakfast, kung fu lessons, and acupuncture treatment (yikes!). Not to mention the crowds that make it easy for a small boy to get lost. From Lenore Look and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching series with a truly unforgettable character. "Shares with Diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from trying to manipulate the world." -Newsday "Alvin's a winner." -New York Post

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