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Close Up Radio Spotlights Author Isabel Campoy

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San Rafael, CA / Bradenton, FL – “Isabel Campoy is a bilingual author of children’s books and educational texts. Having written over two hundred books, published in English or Spanish.

Maybe Something Beautiful, and its Spanish-language version, Quizás Algo Hermoso, co-authored with Theresa Howell, and illustrated by Rafael López, the real character of this book, is based on the true story of the Urban Art Trail in San Diego.

Yes! We are Latinos, and its Spanish-language version, ¡Sí! Somos Latinos, co-authored with Alma Flor Ada, focuses on thirteen young Latinos and Latinas living in the United States.

Authors in the Classroom: A Transformative Education Process, another notable book co-authored by Alma Flor Ada, provides a resource for teachers wanting to teach their students how to write.

La Expedición de la Vacuna, published in January of 2024, tells the story of how the vaccine for smallpox arrived to the Americas in an expedition of courage and faith, helped by 22 orphan children and their matron. Their lives saved millions in the American continent.

Isabel plans to release two notable books in the upcoming months. The first book titled Celebrate Juneteenth, which will be released in 2024, invites the reader to learn about the recently enacted national holiday, and its importance on freedom and race in America. Another book that Isabel has written, titled Books on Bikes, will be released in 2025.

“Have faith in the power of your voice,” concludes Isabel.

For more information, please visit https://www.isabelcampoy.com/