I Remember Miss Perry

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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It's his first day at a new school, and Stevie is scared.Who will he talk to at lunchtime? But his teacher says, "It is my fondest wish that you join me for lunch today, Stevie."And with that, a bad day becomes a good one. Miss Perry always has a new fondest wish—something new to read, sing, celebrate. But then an awful thing happens: Miss Perry dies in a car accident, and everything is suddenly sad and complicated.Yet Stevie and his classmates must find their way to happiness again. It would surely be Miss Perry's fondest wish.

Pat Brisson and Stéphane Jorisch have created a poignant story, appropriate for children coping with a teacher's death or in need of comfort after any loss. Readers of all ages will be affected by its depth and honesty, and buoyed by its capacity for joy.

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User Review  - jraeke1 - LibraryThing

I really like this book. I think it addresses death in a really positive and honest way. For example on one of the pages a student asks the principle if their teacher is coming back and the principle ... Read full review

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User Review  - KelseyShackelford - LibraryThing

Summary: A teacher has a fondest wish everyday for her class, this teacher passes away and the class has a hard time dealing with it. They then remember that she always had a fondest wish and they ... Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Pat Brisson lives in Phillipsburg, New Jersey.

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