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Published by Lee & Low Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • People & Places - Mexico,
  • School & Education,
  • Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty,
  • Interactive Adventure,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsHernan Sosa (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12312398M
ISBN 10158430278X
ISBN 109781584302780
OCLC/WorldCa76924924

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Armando and the Blue Tarp School is a children's picturebook based on true events. An upbeat book about hope for the future. Especially recommended as a way to remind young boys and girls how lucky they are to have the opportunity to learn. Armando and the Blue Tarp School by Edith Hope Fine, Judith Pinkerton Josephson, and Hernan Sosa. For the children living in a colonia near a large city dump, school is held read more. For the children living in a colonia near a large city dump, school is held on a blue tarp spread on the ground. Teacher Señor David tells Armando and his friends that a school can be anywhere, and the children . Book Clubs Book Fairs List Name Delete from selected List. Save. Save to. Grades. Save to: Delete from selected List. Save Create a List. Create a list Armando and the Blue Tarp School. By Judith Pinkerton Josephson, Edith Hope Fine. SAVE TO LIST Other Books You Might Like. Told with honesty and hope, Armando and the Blue Tarp School is a testament to the pursuit of dreams and the power of one person to make a difference in the lives of others. Check out the resource guide and readers’ theater script for Armando and the Blue Tarp School created by California Young Reader Medal (CYRM) committee members.

Armando and the Blue Tarp School. by Edith Hope Fine and Judith Pinkerton Josephson Lee & Low Books, from the award-winning multicultural children's book publisher. Narrator 3: By the time Armando and Papá headed for home, the sun had dipped low, painting the sky red. Hearing the gate squeak, Isabella raced over to share what she had learned at school. Words covered her paper. CYRM Resource Book Armando and the Blue Tarp School. Armando and the Blue Tarp School Product description: A truck horn sounds through Armando's neighborhood near the city dump. Señor David is back, setting up . If you google Armando and the Blue Tarp School you will find a children's book written about David Lynch. It's a story about how David came to work with the families working in the garbage dump of Tijuana, noticing that the children were playing as their parents scavenged the mountains of refuse.

Armando's parents finally decide that learning may help him find different work when he grows up, so he begins attending the blue tarp school. The children learn to read and write in Spanish and English. They learn math. And they draw, much to Armando's delight. When a fire in the colonia burns down several homes, it is Armando's picture of the fiery night that helps bring outside support and money to . Illustrations by Hernán Sosa. Authors, Edith Hope Fine (left) and Judith Pinkerton Josephson. Edith Hope Fine and Judith Pinkerton Josephson’s new book, Armando and the Blue Tarp School, is a testament to the pursuit of dreams and the power of one person to make a difference in the lives of others. Armando’s family are pepenadores, trash pickers, living in a colonia near the Tijuana city trash dump. Armando and the Blue Tarp School. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. An artistic young Mexican boy living in a colonia (trash dump community) takes the first steps toward realizing his dream of getting an education. Based on the work of David Lynch, a teacher from New York who first began working in a colonia in Mexico in. Their story pivots around Armando, who scours the dump with his father all day long for anything of worth, and his thirst to join the classroom: a blue tarp on the bare ground. Though Armando's income is vital to the family, his parents come to understand that only an .