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Modern Heroes for the Filipino Youth Series Launching

Posted by Michael Cuevas Barcas on January 15, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Modern Heroes for the Filipino Youth Series Launching

Modern Heroes for the Filipino Youth Series, Bookmark’s series for children’sbooks, will be formally launched on February 5, 2014, Wednesday, 6:00-9:00p.m., at the Last Chukker, Manila Polo Club, McKinley Road, Forbes Park, MakatiCity.

The series features nine new titles, namely: APassion for Science (Dr. Lourdes Cruz and Dr. Baldomero Olivera, Jr.), ATime to Grow (Margarita Dela Cruz Santiago), A Voice of Hope in a Timeof Darkness (Susan Fernandez-Magno), BROCKA: The Filmmaker without Fear (LinoBrocka), The First International Filipino Diva (Jovita Fuentes), ThePangat, the Mountains, and the River (Macliing Dulag), I Know Where MyHeart Is (Bro. Richie Fernando SJ), My Father, the “Soldier” (ChiefJustice Jose Abad Santos), and My Role Model (Vidal Lory Tan.)

TheModern Heroes for the Filipino Youth Series aims to present role models foryoung people to emulate. Each story in the series contains a central theme thatexemplifies a moral value or characteristic or an exemplary incident in thelife of each principal character.

Also to be launched are Pages written byJavier T. Delfin, illustrated by Gabi Dimaranan, The Day of Darkness writtenby Gutch Gutierrez and Zig Marasigan, illustrations by Gutch Gutierrez.

Original illustrations will be exhibited and up for sale. The authors and artists will be present for the book signing.

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