By Lenore Look

ISBN-10: 0375898824

ISBN-13: 9780375898822

This is the fourth e-book within the loved and hilarious Alvin Ho bankruptcy booklet 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 scared of everything, is dealing with anything really frightening: the concept that anyone he loves may perhaps 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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Cm. Summary: A fearful second grader in Concord, Massachusetts, learns about death when his grandfather’s best friend passes away and he offers to accompany his grandfather to the funeral. eISBN: 978-0-375-89882-2 [1. Fear—Fiction. 2. Self-confidence—Fiction. 3. Death—Fiction. 4. Grandfathers—Fiction. 5. Chinese Americans—Fiction. 6. ] I. Pham, LeUyen, ill. II. Title. L8682Akv 2011 [Fic]—dc22 2010046968 The illustrations were rendered in ink. Random House Children’s Books supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.

If I were you I wouldn’t worry about your boys,” said Mr. Arlecchino, chuckling. ” asked my dad. ” asked Mr. Arlecchino. “Grrrrrr,” said my dad. “Can’t let a roof go for too long,” Mr. Arlecchino added. ” My dad shaded his eyes with his hand and squinted up. “Bad weather’s coming soon,” said Mr. Arlecchino. ” “I’ll do it myself,” muttered my dad. “Roofing isn’t a hobby, Ho,” said Mr. Arlecchino. ” I looked up. I blinked. —falling off the roof! “Don’t say I didn’t warn you,” said Mr. Arlecchino.

Kemp, our librarian, says I’m the library’s best bookworm on account of I’m as silent as a worm. I clutched my PDK and slid behind a low shelf and rolled myself into the smallest ball that I could, in the farthest corner away from everything. I squeezed my eyes shut. I felt the soft carpet under me. I wiggled my anterior. Then I wiggled my posterior. Ahem. The most embarrassing thing about being a worm is that it’s hard to tell the difference between my head and my butt. But everything else rocks.

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