Humanities Diliman, Vol 1, No 1 (2000)

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A Small Wind: Novels for Filipino Children

Carla Pacis

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Over the last three years, a small wind has appeared over the horizon that is children’s publishing. Hopefully, it will grow into a typhoon that will sweep the country off its feet. This wind is the novel written for Filipino children. These novels are not the first but are those that have appeared after a long period of drought. They have come tumbling one after the other, have a very strong Filipino flavor and have addressed the Filipino pre-teen and teenager, an audience that has been long neglected by Filipino publishers till now.

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ISSN: 2012-0788