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Provides information on the country of the Philippines, describing the history, geography, economy, culture, and relationship it has with its neighbors.


a ghost story
Jesse is unhappy about traveling to the Philppines for his grandmother's funeral, mainly because he had something in common with scary old Lola--he can see dead people and other scary things nobody else can see. Being in her house and attending her funeral are going to make that hard to ignore.

Everlasting Nora

"After surviving a fire in which her father dies, Nora and her mother live in a cemetery, but when her mother disappears and a loan shark steals her savings, Nora finds support from her cemetery neighbors to earn some money and search for her mother"--OCLC.

Patron saints of nothing

When seventeen-year-old Jay Reguero learns his Filipino cousin and former best friend, Jun, was murdered as part of President Duterte's war on drugs, he flies to the Philippines to learn more.

My heart underwater

Reeling from her father's coma and kissing a female teacher, seventeen-year-old Corazon suddenly finds herself in the Philippines with a half-brother she had never met.


Explores the Philippines history, government, economy, lifestyles, and more, showing what it would be like to live there.

How to make friends with the sea

Moving to the Philippines with his zoologist mother, twelve-year-old Pablo struggles with anxiety while his mother fosters an orphaned child with a facial anomaly.


Introduces the people, geography, language, customs, lifestyle, religion, and culture of the Philippines.
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The Philippines

Introduces young readers to the geography and culture of the Philippines.

Bone talk

"More than a hundred years ago, a boy named Samkad thinks he knows everything about the world. He knows the mountains he lives in. He knows his people. He knows his blood enemy, the Mangili. And he wants to become a man, to be given his own shield, spear and axe to fight with. His best friend, Luki, wants all the same things - but she is a girl, and no girl has ever become a warrior. But everything changes when a new boy arrives in the village. He calls himself Samkad's brother, yet he knows nothing of the ways of the mountain. And he brings news of a people called 'Americans', who are bringing war and destruction right to his home..."--Publisher's description.
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