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Lakas and the hotel Makibaka by Kuwento Anthony D. Robles

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Published by Children"s Book Press in San Francisco, Ca .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • San Francisco (Calif.)

Subjects:

  • Filipino Americans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Filipino Americans -- Fiction,
  • Landlord and tenant -- Fiction,
  • Hotels, motels, etc. -- Fiction,
  • Karaoke -- Fiction,
  • Tagalog language materials -- Bilingual,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

Young Lakas convinces his friends Tick A. Boom, Firefoot, and Fernando to fight against their eviction, while fighting for needed repairs and the right to have karaoke parties in the lobby of the hotel that they call home.

Edition Notes

In English with Tagalog translation.

Other titlesSi Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel
Statementstory by Anthony D. Robles ; illustrations by Carl Angel ; translation by Eloisa D. de Jess = Si Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel / kuwento ni Anthony D. Robles ; ni paglalarawan ni Carl Angel ; ni paglalarawan ni Eloisa D. de Jess.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
ContributionsAngel, Carl, ill., Jesʹus, Eloisa D. de.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ90.T5 R63 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3407895M
ISBN 100892392134
ISBN 109780892392131
LC Control Number2005023735
OCLC/WorldCa61445748

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  Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel by Anthony Robles, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(34). Get this from a library! Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel = Si Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel. [Anthony D Robles; Carl Angel; Eloisa D de Jesús] -- Young Lakas convinces his friends Tick A. Boom, Firefoot, and Fernando to fight against their eviction, while fighting for needed repairs and the right to have karaoke parties in the lobby of the. Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel/Si Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel; Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel/Si Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel. By. Anthony Robles. Illustrated by. Carl Angel. This engaging story of how one community comes together to save their home is told in English and in Tagalog. Bright illustrations help move the story of successful resistance. In Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel / Si Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel poet and activist Anthony Robles narrates the story of a group of Filipino and Filipino-American tenants on the verge of being evicted from their residential hotel, the Makibaka; and how they are coaxed by young Lakas—with just the right amount of ingenuity—into joining forces and resisting eviction from their about-to-be-sold-to-developers hotel.

lakas and the makibaka hotel/si lakas at ang makibaka hotel by Anthony D. Robles & illustrated by Carl Angel & translated by Eloisa D. de Jesús.   Lakas, a Filipino-American boy, meets three men whose small income barely covers their rent. Each double page contains English text, a Tagalog translation, and at least one illustration. Makibaka means “struggle,” an important concept for Filipino Americans struggling to obtain their rights. Lakas instigates a struggle against powerful financial interests to protect his friends from eviction.5/5. lakas and the makibaka hotel Lakas finds a group of tap-dancing, drum-beating, karaoke-singing new friends whose home, the Makibaka Hotel, is about to be sold in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood. With nowhere to go, their rollicking protest against eviction becomes a clarion call to the community, but can it save the Makibaka? contains English text, a Tagalog translation, and at least one illustration. Makibaka means “struggle,” an important concept for Filipino Americans struggling to obtain their rights. Lakas instigates a struggle against powerful financial interests to protect his friends from eviction. “This is my lucky nickel,” Lakas tells the new hotel owner.