Allie, First at Last

Allie, First at Last

by Angela Cervantes


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545812238
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,269,187
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 660L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Angela Cervantes is a poet, storyteller, and animal lover. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in various publications, including Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul . When Angela is not writing, she enjoys hanging out with her husband in Kansas and eating fish tacos every chance she gets. Keep up with Angela at

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Allie, First at Last 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Ai96 More than 1 year ago
My name is Ai Ishikawa. Sorry my English is not so good. I read this book to help learn English. Also, it has very good story that I see around me here at home. My friends at school are always worried about succeeding. This story is like that and shows how friendships can be disrupted. Moral is that you don't have to be best, you just have to give your best. I also read "Gabby, Lost and Found".
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Allie, First At Last" is the second offering from author Angela Cervantes. While Cervantes' first book, "Gabby, Lost And Found" touched upon how immigration policies affect children whose only crime is that they are offspring of undocumented immigrants, this second book tackles another important issue that affects many children all over the world. The need to succeed can be positive but also has a negative side to it. Allie experiences the negative side; her push to be successful alienates her friends and family. This is a must-read for anyone who feels the pressure to succeed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Allie is so sweet,loving and friendly I don't want to spoil anything so all that I will say is that I love allie and this athor is amazing :)
RaquelMO More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. I liked how family takes priority in her life, especially her great-grandfather. She learns that competition can drive her friends away. The ending is good in that she learns that her friendships and the love of her family are more important than winning all the time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I kind of like this book but the words in it are a little bad