What does it feel like to lose one's home?
Aranea lost her home many times but instead of giving up, she chose to stand up to those trials with courage, perseverance and dignity. Her ability to adapt to a tough situation was so strong. She kept on building a new home and did not waste her time complaining. She continued to live with hope even in the most difficult circumstances.
A beautiful story for children about making choices in responding to tragic situations and uncertainties that will allow to hope for a better future.
On October 2019, three earthquakes struck the province of Cotabato on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. These earthquakes were above 6.0 on the magnitude scale. The shaking of the ground resulted in landslides. Many buildings were severely damaged and destroyed. People lost their homes, thus affecting around 175,000 children and youth. With nowhere to live, they resorted to begging for rice, water, clothes, and medicines in the streets. A lot of children were traumatized. This story is dedicated to al the children who had to live in tents and under tarpaulins for many months.
AUTHOR: Mary Ann OrdinarioILLUSTRATOR: Svitlana HolovchenkoPUBLISHER: ABC Educational Development CenterLANGUAGE: English ISBN:
9789710492534DATE PUBLISHED: 2020FORMAT: SoftcoverSIZE: 10x10inWEIGHT: 160g