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"I can hear change hummingIn 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 #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.
WELL CONNECTED: Amanda was featured with Oprah (!) on John Krasinski's Some Good News, she was invited to the White House by First Lady Michelle Obama, and she has been celebrated by many important writers and celebrities such as Lin-Manuel Miranda.
AWARDS: Amanda is the recipient of the Making a Difference Award from Black Girls Rock and BET, a Genius Grant Award from OZY and a College Women of the Year Award from Glamour magazine. She was also a contributor to the NYT newsletter The Edit.
COMPETITIVE AUCTION: Viking won Change Sings (and an untitled second book) in a heated eight-house auction.
BESTSELLING ILLUSTRATOR: This text is brought to life by Loren Long, #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of Of Thee I Sing, Love, and the Otis series.
FANTASTIC READ-ALOUD: Full of lyrical text, beautiful rhyme, and powerful imagery, this is sure to be read again and again.
AN IMPORTANT LESSON: This picture book is a powerful call to action teaching young readers that we can all make a difference.
Loren Long is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Otis series which is in development as an animated television series. He's also the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Of Thee I Sing by Barack Obama and Love by Matt de la Pena. He recently illustrated a modern edition of the Clement C. Moore classic The Night Before Christmas. He lives near Cincinnati with his wife and rescue hound, Charlie. Visit him online at LorenLong.com or on Twitter @lorenlong.