Note from the Ako ay Pilipino Creative Team:
The stories found in this book are stories of a quest for peace, of passion for freedom, of love for our country. They are the adventures of our forefathers and their courage to give us the freedom we were now enjoying. They are a collection of turning points in our history since the cross was planted on our shores nearly 490 years ago. They are stories of victories and defeats, and powerful discoveries from of old. These amazing accounts will open your eyes to the richness of the Philippines and the uniqueness of Filipinos. They will reveal the beauty of this great nation and highlight a shortlist of Filipino traits and values that make us extraordinary. This collection of powerful stories plays a huge part in revealing the identity and destiny of our generation.