The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

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Maybe you have seen or heard the Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s poem from the 2021 inauguration, or maybe, you love sports as much as you do books and saw Gorman read at the Super Bowl. Let those last two words sink in. Super Bowl. Then, add POET and watch your heart fill with joy at that equation. For many reasons, we could not all be at the inauguration. But you can now have a keepsake with this beautiful, rich, and deeply moving poem in your very hands. A poem to start and end each of our days. To quote Gorman, “For there is always light."

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller and #1 USA Today bestseller
 
Amanda Gorman’s electrifying and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition, perfect for graduation or any special occasion.
 
“Stunning.” —CNN
“Dynamic.” —NPR
“Deeply rousing and uplifting.” —Vogue
 
 
On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Taking the stage after the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, Gorman captivated the nation and brought hope to viewers around the globe with her call for unity and healing. Her poem “The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country” can now be cherished in this special gift edition, perfect for any reader looking for some inspiration. Including an enduring foreword by Oprah Winfrey, this remarkable keepsake celebrates the promise of America and affirms the power of poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780593465271
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/30/2021
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 305
Product dimensions: 5.41(w) x 7.31(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

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,” was published in March 2021 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. Her debut picture book, Change Sings, and the poetry collection, The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, will be published in September 2021. Please visit theamandagorman.com.

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