Growing Up Filipino Stories for Young Adults

Growing Up Filipino Stories for Young Adults

by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780971945807
Publisher: PALH
Publication date: 08/30/2005
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introductionix
Family
Lola Sim's Handkerchief3
Tea and Empathy9
Lolo's Bride13
Grandmother21
In Place of Trees27
Deaf Mute39
Blue Frangipanis47
Houseboy53
Angst
Voice in the Hills69
Manny's Climb83
Day of the Butterfly89
American Son Epilogue105
Indian-Giver117
San Prancisco125
Friendship
The Purpose of Malls141
The Eye of a Needle149
The Magic Glasses159
The Slumbering State165
It's a Gruen177
Love
Her Wild American Self193
The Last Moon-Game of Summer207
The Curfew213
Sweet Grapes, Sour Grapes219
Short Answer231
Home
Flooded237
The Boundary245
The Spirits of Kanlanti253
Below the Belt261
I'll Be Home for Christmas273
Glossary of Words and Phrases279
Acknowledgements285
Contributors' Additional Information287

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