Change Makers is a continuation of our popular series that highlights the work of some of the world's most influential people. It features more than 100 individuals from history and the present, and from countries around the world. Each title includes a diverse selection of 12 men and women who had a lasting impact: architects, artists, athletes, chefs, educators, military leaders, musicians, and poets. From the ancient Greek poet Homer to American poet Walt Whitman, Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and Gwendolyn Brooks, a Chicago poet who chronicled black culture, this book profiles 12 outstanding poets from around the world. Each chapter includes attentiongrabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional minibios encourage further exploration.