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Amanda Gorman is the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history. She is a committed advocate for the environment, racial equality, and gender justice. 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, The Oprah Magazine. In 2017, Urban Word named her the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. After graduating cum laude from Harvard University, she now lives in her hometown of Los Angeles. The special edition of her inaugural poem, "The Hill We Climb," will be published in March 2021. Her debut picture book, Change Sings, and the breakout poetry collection The Hill We Climb and Other Poems will be published in September 2021.

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Amanda Gorman on the beautiful illustrations in her picture book, Change Sings

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/change-sings-9780241535837 A lyrical picture book debut from presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and No.1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long. #ChangeSings #AmandaGorman #LorenLong

Change Sings by Amanda Gorman and Loren Long | Author's inspiration

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/change-sings-9780241535837 Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller and global poetry phenomenon Amanda Gorman makes her picture book debut with this powerful and moving call to action. "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 presidential inaugural poet 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 No.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. Out September 2021. #ChangeSings #AmandaGorman #LorenLong

Change Sings activity pack

You are the voice that needs to be heard!