School of Humanities teachers receive National Children’s Book Awards
02 Aug 2022
The School of Humanities congratulates Glenda Oris, Department of Filipino, and Jacqueline Franquelli, Department of English, for receiving National Children’s Book Awards, given by the Philippine Board on Books for Young People and the National Book Development Board, on July 19, 2022, or National Children’s Book Day.
Ako Ay May Kiki by Oris was named one of the Best Reads 2020–2021. Anak ng Tinapay by Franquelli was a Kids’ Choice winner, Chapter Books Category.
Ako Ay May Kiki was earlier this year translated into Italian by Carmina Bautista, Department of Modern Languages, as Ho una vagina. The translation was launched at the Philippine Consulate in Milan on the 75th anniversary of Philippine-Italian Relations. Anak ng Tinapay won third prize in the children’s story category, Filipino division, at the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards in 2019.
The National Children’s Book Awards biennially give recognition to the best publications for children and young adults.
10 Aug 2022