Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed A Neighborhood by F. Isabel CampoyMaybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed A Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy

Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed A Neighborhood

byF. Isabel Campoy, Theresa HowellIllustratorRafael Lopez

Hardcover | April 12, 2016

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A joyful story about a girl and a muralist, who transform a gray neighborhood by bringing the community together with art. What good can a splash of color do in a community of gray? As Mira and her neighbors discover, more than you might ever imagine! Based on the true story of the Urban Art Trail in San Diego, California, Maybe Something Beautiful reveals how art can inspire transformation-and how even the smallest artists can accomplish something big. Pick up a paintbrush and join the celebration!
F. Isabel Campoy is the author, translator, or anthologist of numerous books in the areas of poetry, theater, fictional narrative, biography, art, and bilingual education. She has been recognized with the Laureate Award from the San Francisco Public Library, the Reading the World Award, and many others. The California Association of B...
Title:Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed A NeighborhoodFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.38 inPublished:April 12, 2016Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544357698

ISBN - 13:9780544357693


Editorial Reviews

Chicago Public Library Best of the Best books of 2016 Huffington Post Best Picture Books of 2016 Kirkus Best of 2016 School Library Journal's Fuse#8 Best of 2016 2017 Tomas Rivera Book Award * An inspiring and wistful message wrapped up in a subtle, thoughtful narrative and lively, beautiful art: simply superb." -Kirkus, STARRED review "? Campoy and Howell deliver a clear, uplifting message about the power of art to revitalize people and their surroundings." -Publishers Weekly "This empowering story of community engagement might inspire kids to get involved in their own neighborhoods." -Booklist "