Sayaw ng mga Kamay (Dancing Hands)

sayaw ng mga  kamay

Sayaw ng mga Kamay (Dancing Hands) is a story written by Joanna Que, published by Adarna House under Room to Read's first Philippine project. It's a lovely tale of friendship and Filipino Sign Language.---from the publisher

Filipino sign language is introduced as a way of building friendship and understanding between two children.  ---from the publisher

32 pages 978-971-508-826-8 Ages 5-9

Keywords:  Filipino, Sign Language, friendship, Mga Ginamit na, accepting others, friends, friendship, understanding others, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old


Other children's books published in Filipino:

  • “Paalam, Puti, (Goodbye, Whitey)” – a 9-year-old girl gives her beloved dog a burial, allowing children to understand mourning and loss.
  • “Ang Nanay Kong Drayber, (My Mother, the Driver)” – a child learns about gender equality as observed in his mother’s job and everyday life.
  • “Sakto Lang, (Just Enough)” – a simple story of siblings learning how to be generous and to make decisions in coping with poverty.


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