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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look, illustrated by LeUyen Pham [in Bloomsbury Review]

Alvin Ho Allergic to Girls, School ...When Alvin Ho gets scared, he can’t seem to talk … especially at school. Unfortunately, he’s frightened of just about everything, which is really not a good thing when you’re supposed to be a big second-grader! But family and friends – including an eye-patch-wearing feisty little girl named Flea  – help him find his voice, Shakespeare curses and all! Delightful, laugh-out-loud-fun indeed!

Review: “TBR’s Editors’ Favorites of 2008,” The Bloomsbury Review, November/December 2008

Tidbit: This just in March 30, 2010 … egads! Whitewashing 21st-century style in the Midwest??!! Can this BE more egregious? Scroll down to see the offensive audio version cover!

Readers: Middle Grade

Published: 2008



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