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Marikit and the Ocean of Stars is a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection! The news came to me on a Tuesday, through an email among many emails, one received brightly on an early morning while I rolled my allegorical sleeves and put my mind and hands to work. It was the kind of gladness that rippled over through the day, and the next. What an honor to be given such commendation, and what great joy to know that our Filipino myths will find their way to more young readers! – C

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