Trudy Ludwig’s thoughtful story on the power of apology illustrates how a child can take ownership of hurtful behavior and correct their wrong. Includes author’s note, discussion questions, and “Apology Do’s and Dont’s.” Issues include peer pressure, insincere apologies, and empathy.


Jack’s friend Charlie seems to know how to get away with just about anything. Adults always back down when you say you’re sorry. But does an apology count if you don’t really mean it? Jack learns that the path to forgiveness isn’t always the easiest.

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Weight .77 lbs
Dimensions 10.18 × 8.32 × .37 in