Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood
Maybe Something Beautiful - The Horn Book
A review of the book Maybe Something Beautiful.
Maybe Something Beautiful
A book review as well as classroom activities and resources from The Classroom Bookshelf.
Maybe Something Beautiful - YouTube
A short 2 minute video about the book, Maybe Something Beautiful.
About Isabel Campoy | Isabel Campoy
A biography of the author Isabel Campoy from her website.
THERESA HOWELL | ABOUT
A biography of the author Theresa Howell from her website.
About | Rafael López
A biography of the illustrator Rafael López from his website.
Mexican Muralism: Los Tres Grandes | Khan Academy
An article about the Mexican muralism movement, led by Siquiros, Diego Rivera, and Jose Clemente Orozco.
4 places to see Diego Rivera’s Murals in Mexico City
An article of various murals in Mexico City.
Rafael López Studio
Illustrator Rafael Lopez’s blog.
Illustrator Saturday - Rafael López Studio | Writing and Illustrating
In an interview, Rafael López walks through his process of creating his artwork.
Video of students working together to beautify with mural dedicated to Revered Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reference website demonstrating purpose and placement of public art
The purpose and usage of urban mural arts
Kid-initiated beautification projects and other arts-service learning
Teen works to clean and beautify his neighborhood
Calisphere - California Cultures - About California Cultures
Resources of California's rich history of diversity and multicultural contributions, including photographs, documents, newspaper clippings, political cartoons, works of art, oral histories, and other primary sources, as well as lesson plans.
Information about San Diego geography from the San Diego County website.
San Diego Photos, Pictures of San Diego, California
Photos of various locations throughout San Diego.
Geography of California - World Atlas
Maps and information about California’s geography.
The East Village in San Diego
History of San Diego - Wikipedia
The history of San Diego, including the different ethnic and cultural groups that have influenced the history of San Diego.
San Diego History - San Diego, California
An article about the history of San Diego.
San Diego Upstart
An article on the history and transition of East Village pre- and post-2004.
Urban Art Trail - Maybe Something Beautiful
The history of the Urban Art Trail in San Diego.
Kids dancing cha cha cha
Urban Arts Partnership
Urban Arts Partnership advances the intellectual, social and artistic development of underserved public school students through arts-integrated education programs to close the achievement gap.
Urban Art initiative in Springfield, MA to beautify utility boxes near Stearns Square
Urban Youth Art and mural making
Maybe Something Beautiful
Teaching ideas for the classroom from The Classroom Bookshelf with further resources and related books.
Maybe Something Beautiful: Día Art Bilingual Story Time | Latinxs in Kid Lit
Activities for an art bilingual story time .
Starting Art Projects Yourself
The Murals of Diego Rivera lesson plan on Crayola.com
Field trip to Smith Art Museum for K-12 schools, with mural presentation