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I'm Not Filipino (Hindi Ako Filipino): A Story About Identity, Language Learning, and Building Confidence Through Small Wins Bilingual Children's Book (Hardcover)

I'm Not Filipino (Hindi Ako Filipino): A Story About Identity, Language Learning, and Building Confidence Through Small Wins Bilingual Children's Book By Yeonsil Yoo, Cara Madamba (Translator) Cover Image
By Yeonsil Yoo, Cara Madamba (Translator)
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Description


Meet Amy, a 7-year-old Filipino Canadian girl with a unique story. Born and raised in Canada, Amy doesn't see herself as Filipino. But her parents think differently. They believe it's important for her to learn Tagalog because of her heritage. This leaves Amy wondering, what does it really mean to be Filipino, or Canadian, or both?


"I'm Not Filipino" is a fun, witty bilingual children's book inspired by a real story. It's crafted to gently nudge young readers towards understanding that identity isn't about choosing one over another. Being part of multiple cultures is not just okay; it's a beautiful thing.

This book is an excellent tool for early readers and those beginning to learn Tagalog. Enjoy short, easy reading while picking up new vocabulary in both English and Tagalog. The side-by-side bilingual format makes learning engaging and accessible.


⭐️ Key Highlights:

  • Bilingual Fun: Experience the joy of reading with English and Tagalog text side by side.
  • Beginner-Friendly: Perfect for early readers and new learners of the Tagalog language.
  • A Meaningful Message: Delve into themes of identity, language learning, and perseverance.
  • A Perfect Gift: Ideal for inquisitive boys and girls aged 5-8, especially those exploring their identity in a diverse society.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781998277186
ISBN-10: 1998277186
Publisher: Upfly Books
Publication Date: January 19th, 2024
Pages: 64
Language: English