FB92 - A Powerful Pinay | By: Melissa Leslie-Quinones - Filipino Kids' Book

Sale price₱1,500.00 PHP


 from Sticky Rice Stories 
26 Extraordinary Examples of Filipina who changed History Forever from A to Z

"A Powerful Pinay!" was written with the next generation in mind and for the mothers and grandmothers who wished they had something like this when they were growing up. Author Melissa Leslie-Quinones carved out literary space for these resilient dignified matriarchs who protected the very heart of Filipino people.

Unlike 'A Powerful Pinay!' for Baby, this book gives a fuller insight from A to Z. "A Powerful Pinay!" for children, gives 26 extraordinary short biographies of women who have laid down their lives for their people, preserving and serving including Artists, Activists, Leaders and Pioneers.

'A Powerful Pinay!' is comprised of fun colorful illustrated portraits of real Pinay who have shaped the history of Filipina around the globe in powerful and courageous ways. It also includes the timelines of their lives, a map of their place of birth, examples of pre-colonial kingdoms, innovations and a special place for the reader to make notes about their own journey and ancestors.

Written and illustrated by Artist Melissa Leslie-Quinones gives a glimpse into monumentally important, resilient, heroic and influential women of history of Filipino descent for children and families to have open dialogue.

Size: 7x7"
106 full cover pages

Anita Magsaysay-Ho
Maria Loren Barros
Carmen Rosales
Miriam Defensor-Santiago
Evangeline Canonizado Buell
Captain Nieves Fernandez
Gabriela Silang
Honoria Acosta-Sison
Teresa Magbanua “Nanay Isa” “Nay Isa” Visayan "Joan of Arc"
Josefa Llanes Escoda
Lucrecia Roces Kasilag
Magdalena Leones
Dawn Bohulano Mabalon
Nazaria Lagos
Olivia Salamanca
Pelagia Mendoza
Teodora Alonso Realonda y Quintos
Remedios Paraiso Gomez
Melchora Aquino “Tandang Sora”
Trinidad Tecson
Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino
Doña Gliceria Legaspi Marella de Villavicencio
Dorothy Dore-Dowlen
María Orosa e Ylagan
Clemencia López


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