Growing Up Filipino Stories For Young Adults

Growing Up Filipino Stories For Young Adults

by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard
     
 

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In this fine short-story collection, 29 Filipino American writers explore the universal challenges of adolescence from the unique perspectives of teens in the Philippines or in the U.S. Organized into five sections--Family, Angst, Friendship, Love, and Home--all the stories are about growing up and what the introduction calls "growing into Filipino-ness, growing with

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In this fine short-story collection, 29 Filipino American writers explore the universal challenges of adolescence from the unique perspectives of teens in the Philippines or in the U.S. Organized into five sections--Family, Angst, Friendship, Love, and Home--all the stories are about growing up and what the introduction calls "growing into Filipino-ness, growing with Filipinos, and growing in or growing away from the Philippines."... The stories are delightful! (Booklist)

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 9 Up-Twenty-nine compelling selections authored by individuals who live in the Philippines, have emigrated, or are American-born. This fine collection, examining themes of family, friendship, love, and home, provides a varied portrait of Filipino youth today. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780971945807
Publisher:
PALH
Publication date:
04/15/2003
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
1,236,114
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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