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Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood (2016)

Author: F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell Illustrator: Rafael López
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Number of pages: 40 pages

In this exuberant picture book about transformation through art, Mira lives in a gray urban community until a muralist arrives and, along with his paints and brushes, brings color, joy, and hope to the neighborhood. 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 transformationand how even the smallest artists can accomplish something big. Pick up a paintbrush and join the celebration!

ISBN 13: 978-0544357693