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iRead4Peace: Launch of the Marawi Storybooks

PBSP, in partnership with The Bookmark, Inc., brings to you “iRead4Peace”, the launch of four inspiring stories for the peace education and healing of children in Marawi.

 

Based on the real-life experiences of the survivors of the Marawi Siege, these illustrated children’s storybooks highlight the culture, identity, values, and resilience of the Maranaos.    (continue reading)


Bookmark launches new titles at U.P. Vargas Museum

At the School Gate—a children's book about the experience of a 15-year old high school student during the government's witch hunt against people branded as Leftist dissidents in 1991–is one of three titles The Bookmark, Inc., is launching on Wednesday, October 17, at 5:00 p.m. at The Vargas Museum in the University of the Philippines, Diliman campus in Quezon City.   [continue reading...]


What's The Big Idea? Scientist writes children's books for girls

MANILA, Philippines – Ateneo professor Didith Rodrigo has written or co-written numerous scientific papers in her fields – computer science and learning. But she half-jokes her most important writing is her series of children’s books. Her purpose? To get more girls into science and technology.


She says more and more, there is about an equal number of young men and women who take science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses and populate the junior ranks of these fields. But as the years go on, more women leave so that at her level, it is clearly mostly men. She says this has been described as a "leaky pipeline." (continue reading)

"BAMBOO WHISPERS" PROMOTES PH MANGYAN TRADITION TO DC AUDIENCE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sentro Rizal Washington DC, US-Philippines Society and Mangyan Heritage Center jointly hosted the event, “Bamboo Whispers: A Peek into the Filipino Soul” featuring the first overseas launch of the book entitled, “Bamboo Whispers, Poetry of the Mangyan”, at the Philippine Embassy Chancery Annex on 19 September 2018.

Mangyan is a collective name of eight (8) indigenous ethnic groups living in Mindoro island, Philippines. Among these eight groups are the Hanunuo and Buhid Mangyans who are still practicing a pre-Spanish syllabic writing system known as the “Mangyan Scripts” that have been declared National Cultural Treasures in 1997 and were officially inscribed in the Memory of the World Register of UNESCO in 1999. (Continue reading)...

BOOKMARK in cooperation with FULLY BOOKED presents a Meet-n-Greet with author and illustrator of the book A Curse for an Emperor. 

A two (2) hour book signing event at FULLY BOOKED Rockwell on Thursday, March 15 at 5 - 7 p.m. 

The event is open to everyone. Books are available at FULLY BOOKED Rockwell. They can also bring their copies to the venue and have it signed by the author and illustrator. (read more)

A Curse for an Emperor

When a vain prince lands his family into trouble with deities, it is up to his sensible eldest daughter Nada to soften the blow of the curse for her younger ...
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Bamboo Whispers...

features the best 100 Mangyan poetry in two scripts and four languages: the original Hanunuo Mangyan ambahan with translations by poets in Filipino...
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Pagbasag sa Katahimikan

Isang Talang-Gunita ng Digma is a translation from the original Breaking the Silence, a story reluctantly told by the author...

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Good Manners Pinoy ...

This book is very timely in this day and age to help, not only our youth but also people of all ages, build strong human relationships to keep our country’s ...
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Recent Product Updates

Florante at Laura

Vicissitudes in the life of Florante and Laura in the Kingdom of Albania. Adopted from some “historic pictures”...

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Voyages in English

—teach children the fundamentals of grammar and writing and emphasize the importance of vocabulary ...

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SCIENCE: Health ...

This book is a worktext designed primarily to develop students scientific literacy so that they will become well-

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SHARP MATH 7 - 10

The topics and competencies in this book are aligned with the Curriculum Guide in Mathematics of the K to 12 ...

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BITWISE Information...

This book will guide you through Scratch, a programming language created by the Lifelong Kindergarten
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