Words matter, and they can make a big difference in big moments. Amanda Gorman reminded us of this when she read her poem “The Hill We Climb” at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration in 2021. Readers look closely at the impact of this moment, but they also come to see that Amanda has been inspiring people through her writing for many years. Quote boxes highlight some of her most powerful words, and full-color photographs and a timeline help readers trace her journey. Readers are also encouraged to see how their words can make a difference too.