This Is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness

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Product Details

Price
$7.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
7.4 X 9.3 X 0.5 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780544105072

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About the Author

Joyce Sidman received a Newbery Honor for Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night. She lives in Wayzata, Minnesota. Visit her website at www.joycesidman.com.

Pamela Zagarenski received a Caldecott Honor for Red Sings from the Treetops: A Year in Colors, by Joyce Sidman. She lives in Stonington, Connecticut.

Reviews

Packed with the intensity of everyday pain and sorrow, kids and adults exchange the words that convey grief, delight, love and acceptance of themselves and others.
Kirkus Reviews

The poems successfully navigate the complicated terrain for those who seek forgiveness.
Publishers Weekly

"Sidman's collection could help young poets express themselves and learn from their mistakes." Book Links January 2008 Book Links, ALA

"Delicate, mixed-media illustrations...add touches of whimsy and wit to these delightful missives." SLJ December 2007 School Library Journal