Out of the Dump: Writings and Photographs by Children from Guatemala
Terra Experience Collection
Out of the Dump: Writings and Photographs by Children from Guatemala, Kristine L. Franklin & Nancy McGirr (editors)(1995) 20 oz--- [ages 7-10+ ][Living Mayan Culture]
In 1991, Nancy McGirr, a photographer started a project that gave children who lived in the Guatemala dump an opportunity to take their own photos and present their poems and stories. It evolved into a project that helped the children get and stay in school through. Striking original photos and narrative that includes family and the beauty, sadness, fears, hopes, perspectives and wisdom of youth.