This Is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness

byJoyce SidmanIllustratorPamela Zagarenski

February 25, 2014|
This Is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness by Joyce Sidman
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When Mrs. Merz asks her sixth grade class to write poems of apology, they end up liking their poems so much that they decide to put them together into a book. Not only that, but they get the people to whom they apologized to write poems back.

In haiku, pantoums, two-part poems, snippets, and rhymes, Mrs. Merz''s class writes of crushes, overbearing parents, loving and losing pets, and more. Some poets are deeply sorry; some not at all. Some are forgiven; some are not. In each pair of poems a relationship, a connection, is revealed.
The Newbery Honor winner and Sibert Medalist Joyce Sidman is today''s foremost nature poet for children. Accolades for her books include two Caldecott Honors, a Lee Bennet Hopkins Award, winner of the Claudia Lews Award, and many stars and best of lists. For her award-winning body of work, she won the Award for Excellence in Poetry f...
Title:This Is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and ForgivenessFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:48 pages, 9.5 X 7.5 X 0.21 inShipping dimensions:48 pages, 9.5 X 7.5 X 0.21 inPublished:25 février 2014Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544105079

ISBN - 13:9780544105072

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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