**Book will release on September 21, 2021**
Amanda Gorman is the inaugural Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. Her poem, "The Hill We Climb" was delivered on January 20, 2021 during the United States Presidential Inauguration for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
She is a committed activist who works on the local, national, and international levels to support girls' education and empowerment. Amanda's activism and poetry have been featured on the Today Show, PBS Kids, and CBS This Morning, and in the New York Times, Vogue, Essence, and O magazine. After graduating from Harvard University, she now lives in Los Angeles. Change Sings is her debut picture book.
I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along.
In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by inaugural Youth Poet Laureate and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together. As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes--big or small--in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves.
With lyrical text and rhythmic illustrations that build to a dazzling crescendo by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long, Change Sings is a triumphant call to action for everyone to use their abilities to make a difference.
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Publish Date: September 21, 2021
Target Age: 4-8