A long long time ago, there was a tribe of dark-skinned people that lived in isolation because of their color. The gods gave them Duha, an intelligent, compassionate and beautiful fair-skinned child who was able to bridge their community with the rest of civilization. There is a love story in this beautiful tale, and it is said to be the origin of the duhat.
ALEXINE: A beautiful tale that teaches children to look beyond skin color.
AWARDS: 2011 Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, First Prize, Children’s Short Story
AUTHOR: Segundo D. Matias, Jr.
ILLUSTRATOR: Rovi Jesher R. Salegumba
PUBLISHER: Lampara Books
LANGUAGE: English & Filipino
DATE PUBLISHED: 2012