Story by Augie Rivera
Illustrations by Jomike Tejido
2001 Gintong Aklat Award Manila Critics' Circle Award Special Citation
When an opportunity came for him to work in America, Juanito’s father didn’t let the chance pass. Is American sugar really so much sweeter?
Nang dumating ang pagkakataon na magtrabaho sa Amerika, hindi ito pinalampas ni Juanito at ng kaniyang Tatay. Talaga kayang mas matamis ang asukal na nakukuha sa Amerika?
Featured in the Batang Historyador series are stories of the challenges, dreams, and awakening of five children from five different relevant points of Philippine history. Each story is a glimpse in the way of life and rights of the children during these periods, and a look back at the colorful past of the country.
Language: Filipino (Tagalog) with English translation
Age Recommendation: 10+
32 pages | 80 grams | 6 by 8 inches