With contributions from church leaders, lawyers, social workers and ordinary Filipino citizens, "What About Philippine Politics?" is a collection of essays on how politics and faith intersect. Find the short piece of Justine Hail in the chapter entitled On Faith, Feelings, and Politics.
Four “regular” Filipinos: Beng Alba-Jones, Percival Buncab, Justine Hail, and Martin Valenzuela answer the question: What do you feel strongly about in these coming national elections, in the light of your faith?
The second book featuring the painfully shy Shelly Trudy. Now, she belongs to a group of loyal friends who call themselves "The Secret Squad." Their mission is to protect their schoolmates from bullying, and to fight againts bullying. Their first mission is to make the biggest bully of their class—Jake—sorry for everything that he's done to everybody who does not belong to his group of friends. Everything was going according to plan until Shelly stumbles into something that she shouldn't have seen. Now, she's wondering if their mission to make Jake pay is the right thing to do after all.
Presenting the first Shy Shelly Snaps -- life snippets of Shelly and her friends from Claustro Field Academy!
It's the Annual Claustro Field Academy Book Hunt and Shelly forgot to bring a book! Surely, Ms. Claustro will get furious. She always expects her students to be prepared. With only one hour left before the school activity, will Shelly still be able to whip up a solution? Find out in this free short story.
There were not a lot of stories about Shelly. No one talked about her. No one knew her. She had no friend exept Huey Louie, her pet turtle of five years. One night, Shelly wrote on a paper star:
I WISH TO HAVE A REAL FRIEND. Her wish comes true when she easily becomes a part of the group called Butterfly Club. For the first time, Shelly sat in the cafeteria with lunch buddies. But when she becomes the seatmate of the mysterious class outcast Vanna, Shelly also discovers a sweet and patient friend in her.
But Vanna could never be part of the Butterfly Club. With friends on opposing sides, Shelly must learn what it means to be a true friend.
Coffee empire heiress Elise is the lone survivor of a cruise wreck. Never been left to do anything on her own, Elise must now keep herself alive in the jungle day by day with her poodle Candy (who miraculously survived with her pink dress on). Will Elise endure the jungle and find rescue? How many days can this city-chic girl survive the wild? Find out in this series of 100-word stories!