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Pilar Perez Novellas | Slam Teen Romances | Graphic Novel

Pilar Perez Novellas
The Pilar Perez Medallion for Young Adult Literature is awarded to the year's best piece of young adult literature. The competition for the medallion is part of the Teens Read, Too! campaign of Adarna House, Filipinas Heritage Library, Candy Magazine, MTV Ink, and the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Jacobo's Ghost
In Jacobo's Ghost, an inquisitive pre-adolescent boy uncovers a secret that eventually becomes his link to the generations before him. Jacobo Silva's first visit to his parents' hometown is a dream come true. As he takes to life in San Esteban, he stumbles on a mystery surrounding the house across the street from Lola Carmen's. His grandmother has declared the house off limits, and the town authorities want to tear it down. Jacobo can only wonder why...Read more

Thirteen-year-old Ram's world is like that of most upper middle-class girls her age--school, barkada, crushes on band members, computers, malling, texting. One day a family crisis makes it look like this comfortable world will cave in. Ram keeps her problem to herself, thinking the situation will alienate her friends if she lets on. But as she opens her heart to the people dearest to her...Read more

Mga Ako
Nagbibinata si Nico, nasa edad ng pagharap sa malalaking pagbabago sa kanyang buhay: ang pagkakahiwalay ng kanyang mga magulang, ang paglipat-lipat ng tirahan, ang pagtuntong sa high school, ang pagkakagulang ng kanyang katawan, ang pagdanas ng unang pag-ibig...Read more

Anina ng mga Alon
Isang napapanahong nobela ang Anina ng mga Alon. Tinatalakay nito ang maraming suliranin kinakaharap ng ating mga kapatid na Badjaw. Naipapakita sa matulain at detalyadong prosa ni Eugene Evasco ang kanilang mayamang kultura, ang kanilang pakikibaka at ang kanilang mga mithiin. Kahanga-hanga ang ginawang pananaliksik ni Eugene upang mabigyang buhay sa pahina ang kakaibang pamumuhay ng mga Badjaw...Read more

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Slam Teen Romances

Una and Miguel
What if the boy you like thinks that being seen with you is equivalent to social suicide? This is what Una and the readers find out in Una & Miguel , a love affair between an outcast and a popular kid waiting to happen...Read more


All the Right Moves
a one-of-a-kind book that features the story of You, the reader. You just agreed to a bet with your best friend's brother to get Dino, the high school soccer star, as your prom date. Making the right moves-or choices-will get you the ultimate prom package: a prom dress of your choice and the boy of your dreams. If not, you just might end up with somebody else.or at home on Prom Night!...Read more

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Graphic Novel

After Eden
is a story about six people and tackles serious relationship issues like trust, morals, and sexual intimacy, and also re-introduces the concept of friendship. And with the intervention of some angels and devils with the life of our characters, who knows what will happen? Read more


Other Recommended Titles:

Owl Friends by Carla Pacis
O.F.W. by Carla Pacis
Birdflight by Carla Pacis
The Secret by Lin Acacio-Flores

(Recommended reading list from Teens Read, Too!)

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