Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood
August 30, 2016
5.3 X 7.4 X 0.5 inches | 0.0 pounds
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About the Author
F. Isabel Campoy is the author of numerous children's books in the areas of poetry, theatre, stories, biographies, and art. She is a six-time recipient of Junior Guild Award, ALA Notable Book Award, International Latino Children's Book Award, San Francisco Library Award, and the Reading the World Award from the University of San Francisco. CABE (The American Association for Bilingual Education) has established in her name an endowment to provide scholarships for future teachers.
Rafael López, a four-time recipient of the Pura Belpre Illustrator Medal, grew up in Mexico City where he was immersed in the rich cultural heritage and native color of street life. To build community, Lopez developed a mural style that works like a large scale paint by numbers. He has worked with hundreds of children, families, museums and community members to create murals that often reclaim blighted neighborhoods around the nation.
Winner of the 2010 AUDIE Award for Best Spanish Narration of Enrique's Journey by Pulitzer Prize winner reporter Sonia Nazario. Award winning actress and narrator, Adriana Sananes, was born in South America, lived 5 years in Spain and considers herself a New Yorker at heart. She narrated the documentary Children of Fate, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the SUNDANCE Film Festival and nominated for an ACADEMY AWARD and has recorded over 70 bestsellers.