Judge Judy Sheindlin's You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover: Cool Rules for School

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Which would you do? judge Judy challenges you to be the judge!

It's the first day of school, and your teacher looks very tough.

You should:

  1. Give him a hard time because you think he's going to give you a hard time.
  2. Try to get out of his class.
  3. Be extra well behaved; maybe he'll like you.
  4. Give him a chance; maybe he's really nice.

Kids develop a sense of morality at an early age, but parents often need help teaching them how to make good decisions. Judge Judy's first book, Win or Lose by How You Choose!, wowed critics and topped three best-seller lists by presenting kids with questions about real-life dilemmas and asking them to select the right response from a list of choices. In You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover, Family Court judge and popular TV show presenter Judge Judy tackles the moral choices kids encounter every day at school. By setting up recognizable scenarios and then challenging kids to judge which of four responses best fits the case, judge Judy creates a platform for adults and children to talk through the answers together.

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Popular TV courtroom personality Judge Judy Sheindlin has a dare for kids. When faced with tough tests of character in (and out of) school, children are challenged to make the right choices. By using examples of problems kids face every day and providing four possible responses to each situation, Judge Judy helps readers build up their moral strength. For example, if your best friend's goofy-looking cousin is visiting and wants you to go skating after school, what should you do? (a) Tell your friend you wouldn't be caught dead with her. (b) Fake being sick to get out of it. (c) Go along with her; maybe she is really nice. (d) Buy her a mask. Parents and children are encouraged to discuss each answer, or even to make up their own, before deciding on a solution. But remember, "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all." As Judge Judy says, "Adults seem to have a little saying for everything... Don't bite off more than you can chew. You can't judge a book by its cover." In this fun and enlightening book, she helps kids apply these wise aphorisms in their everyday lives to make good decisions and get along with others.

Judge Judy Sheindlin is the outspoken author of several bestselling books, including Judge Judy Sheindlin's Win or Lose by How You Choose, which was also illustrated with Bob Tore's cartoonish line drawings. (Ages 7 to 12) --Emilie Coulter

About the Author:

Judge Judy Sheindlin, one of the most outspoken judges in the country, established herself as a tough but fair judge in New York's Family Court. She is the presiding judge on the Emmy Award-nominated courtroom show "Judge Judy" and the author of two best-selling adult books. Judge Judy is married to Jerry Sheindlin, a former New York Supreme Court justice and currently the presiding judge on "The People's Court."

Bob Tore is an award-winning art director, best known for his IBM "Little Tramp" campaign. Bob's work has been displayed in the Museum of Radio and Television, the Art Directors Show, the Clios, and the Smithsonian Institution. He is the father of three and lives with his wife, Anita, in Chestnut Ridge, New York.



Bob Tore is an award-winning art director, best known for his IBM "Little Tramp" campaign. Bob's work has been displayed in the Museum of Radio and Television, the Art Directors Show, the Clios, and the Smithsonian Institution. He is the father of three and lives with his wife, Anita, in Chestnut Ridge, New York.

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