Amanda Gorman, Inauguration Poet

We celebrate Amanda Gorman, the inaugural Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. 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 magazine. After graduating from Harvard University, she now lives in Los Angeles. Preorder today her newest books!

Gorman will be publishing three books of poetry throughout 2021, and we are now taking pre-orders for all of them! Please read the following descriptions of her different works:

The Hill We Climb (Orange cover)

This is a special edition of the poem "The Hill We Climb," read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden. Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet, at age twenty-two, to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. This edition contains ONLY Gorman's inaugural poem, and is set to go on-sale April 27th, 2021. It is $15.99 and contains 32 pages.

Change Sings

In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book 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. Change Sings is a triumphant call to action for everyone to use their abilities to make a difference. Illustrated by New York Times #1 Best Selling Illustrator Loren Long, "Change Sings" is also set to be published September 21st, 2021. It is $18.99.

The Hill We Climb: Poems (Black Cover)

This debut collection of poems includes the inaugural poem "The Hill We Climb," along with other poems of Amanda Gorman. This collection is set to go on sale September 21st, 2021. It is $19.99 and contains 80 pages.

To order online, please click on the links below to add your preferred version(s) to your cart. Or, you can place your pre-orders in store or over the phone by calling (402) 392 -2877.

If you have any questions about further differences in these publications, please do not hesitate to call us at (402) 392-2877, or email us at orders@bookwormomaha.com. We will be more than happy to help!

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The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593465271
Availability: New release available for pre-order. Publication date may change.
Published: Viking Books - March 30th, 2021

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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
Availability: New release available for pre-order. Publication date may change.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

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The Hill We Climb and Other Poems Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
Availability: New release available for pre-order. Publication date may change.
Published: Viking Books - September 21st, 2021

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