ABOUT ALMA GALAPON

  • Among my best friends as a child were Frances the badger, Amelia Bedelia, and the Babysitters Club. It didn’t matter to them that I was the daughter of Filipino immigrants, that I didn’t understand idioms and said vowels strangely, that I was an ethnic chameleon who had to constantly show the world who I was.

    And who I wasn’t.

    Now as an educator, mother, and writer, I examine the hardships that I and thousands of others have faced through my teaching, writing, and presentations as a leader in my local, state, and national teacher unions. Additionally, I explore Filipino American history and culture as it is meant to be, acknowledged and celebrated.

PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


  • Magazine Articles
  • Book Cover

    Drum Line


    2007

  • Book Cover

    Drive Through

    (Article)


    Babybug Magazine

    2017