Something Beautiful

By Sharon Dennis Wyeth; Chris K. Soentpiet (Illustrator)
Doubleday Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385322393, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 1998

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Description

Everyday a young girl is disheartened by the things in her neighborhood: the trash on the streets, the graffiti on the walls, and the homeless woman that sleeps in a box.  When she learns the word "beautiful" at school, she sets out to find "something beautiful" in her surroundings.  In her search, this little girl learns to see beyond the barren ugliness of her environment to find beauty in her friendships, her family, and herself.




About the Author
Sharon Dennis Wyeth drew on her memories as a family counselor on New York City's Lower East Side while writing "A Piece of Heaven," She is also the author of "Something Beautiful." "From the Trade Paperback edition."Born in Seoul, Korea, Haemi Balgassi immigrated to the United States when she was seven. She edits a quarterly literary magazine, writes fiction and poetry for adults, and is an avid Scrabble player. Ms. Balgassi lives in Westfield, Massachusetts, with her family.
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