Young siblings Noraida and Usman, both Meranaw children, need to evacuate quickly. They can already hear the gunfights and explosions in some parts of Marawi City. But where will they go? Is there a safe place for their family? Who are their allies in this war? Could they ever go back home? This story shows how the children face the battles in their lives.
Maselan ang Tanong ng Batang si Usman is a story about the effects of the Marawi siege on people, especially children.
AWARD: First prize, 69th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature–Short Story for Children (Filipino Category)
AUTHOR: Dr. Luis Gatmaitan
ILLUSTRATOR: Danielle Florendo
LANGUAGE: Filipino & English
DATE PUBLISHED: 2021
FORMAT: Softcover, Chapter Book