This Is Just To Say: Poems Of Apology And Forgiveness

byJoyce SidmanIllustratorPamela Zagarenski

April 9, 2007|
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:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:48 pages, 9.5 X 7.5 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:48 pages, 9.5 X 7.5 X 0.4 inPublished:9 avril 2007Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0618616802

ISBN - 13:9780618616800

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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