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Seniors' Ball

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  52 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Gaano kaimportante sa isang high school student ng kanyang barkada at mga kaibigan? Gaano kahalaga sa isang teenager ang magkaroon ng sariing identity bukod sa pagiging isang anak o isang estudyante? May best friends si Thea at nakapagkasunduan nilang hindi sila dadalo sa seniors' ball. Pero bigla siyang nagbago ng desisyon. Tama ba ang ginawa niya? O iyon ay isang walang- ...more
Anvil Juvenile Series, 95 pages
Published 2002 by Anvil Publishing, Inc.
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Palanca-Hall-of-Famer Rene O. Villanueva presents the voice of a young girl about to graduate and the ups and downs of the anticipation. I could see why Villanueva is acclaimed. Readers, like me and my cousin who only has read one book in her entire life, will find themselves on the last pages wishing there was more.
My only comment would be is the book's use of Tagalog words. Considering its publication date is 2001 and the quick revolution of modern language, some words are just too 'jologs' fo
Four stars, because Thea's narration is so raw and honest, just like how a sixteen-year-old girl's should be.

Can't say I like her character though, as I find her annoying more than half of the time. But I think that's what makes this novel work--I'm torn between hating her (and her little group, and their desperate attempt to be different from everyone else) and liking her for being true to herself, no matter how annoying it could be at times.

I think a lot of teenage girls will be able to relat
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Jan 07, 2012 Jessica rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: High school students who are forced to read this book.
It is an okay attempt to capture the common problems of Filipino high school students in a novella. Sadly, I found it quite shallow. Thea and her group made a big deal out small things and for me and their "We're a lot better than all you people here" attitude is very, very annoying.
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