Armando and the Blue Tarp School
 
booktrailer.jpg


What if you and your family had to pick
trash all day for a living?

panel1.jpg


What if you longed to learn,
but couldn't go to school?

panel2.jpg

And then BUH-BEEP! BUH-BEEP!

The sound of a truck horn changed your life forever.
Based on a true story . . .

panel3.jpg

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

panel4.jpg

In 1985, seeing eager children flock to his blue-tarp school by the Tijuana dump, authors Edith Hope Fine and Judith Pinkerton Josephson wrote about teacher David Lynch for the Los Angeles Times.

panel5.jpg

Now in his 31st year, Lynch's thriving school has changed the lives of thousands of young children.

One who first sat on David's blue tarp is now a teacher at the school.

panel6.jpg

The Power of One

Through David Lynch's vision, thousands of children have been touched by hope.

panel7.jpg

"Against all odds, the average student from our kindergarten graduates, working one full year
above grade level."

-David Lynch

panel8.jpg

Special thanks go to Esteban for granting permission to use his beautiful music as background for our Armando book trailer.

panel9.jpg

Get the Flash Player to see this player.


 
Edith Fine  |   Judith Josephson  |   Grammar Patrol  |   David Lynch  |   Tijuana Project  |   Contact Us