Don't throw away your shot to read about the fascinating life of Lin-Manuel Miranda! This high-interest biography describes the inspirational life story of Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning playwright, composer, lyricist, singer, and actor who created the musicals In the Heights and Hamilton: An American Musical. Students will be encouraged to follow their dreams as they are engaged in reading about this creative, talented individual. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this full-color nonfiction book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, detailed images, and in-depth Reader's Guide require students to connect back to the text and promote multiple readings. The Think Link and Dig Deeper! sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills, and the Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this text features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.