Fair Is Fair by Sharon CreedenFair Is Fair by Sharon Creeden

Fair Is Fair

bySharon Creeden

Paperback | December 28, 2005

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This collection of 30 stories about wise judges, clever lawyers, and deceitful tricksters were collected from places as diverse as ancient Greece, Morocco, Germany, China, and Ireland. Some date back to pre-biblical days while others come from the American colonies. From her work as a deputy prosecuting attorney, Sharon Creed draws certain similarities between the cases she used to study and the ancient stories she tells. Rather than give a definition of justice, she allows the book as a whole to speak for itself so that it is left to the reader's heart to respond to each story-either, "Hey, that's not fair!" or "Fair is fair." These tales share wisdom of fairness and resourcefulness that readers will appreciate.
Stefan Czernecki Bio Stefan Czernecki was born in a refugee camp in Germany and now lives in a small glass apartment one hundred and fifty feet above the ground. For inspiration, he travels to faraway places like Tokyo, Mexico City, New York and Marrakesh. Sometimes he just takes a walk around the block. A number of his book...
Title:Fair Is FairFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.43 × 5.85 × 0.41 inPublished:December 28, 2005Publisher:August House

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0874834775

ISBN - 13:9780874834772

Appropriate for ages: 11 - 11


From Our Editors

"An excellent combination of recreational and educational reading; highly recommended". -- Library Journal (Starred Review)

"Creeden's multicultural tales remind lawyers and nonlawyers alike that justice is a universal, demanding human ideal". -- Booklist

"A fine example of stories serving both to entertain and to educate". -- School Library Journal