The Lemonade Crime by Jacqueline Davies

Following the laws of our legal system, Evan and Jessie’s fourth grade class concocts a courtroom on the playground, putting Scott Spencer, alleged thief, on trial. They create a legitimate courtroom—with a judge, witnesses, a jury of their peers—and surprising consequences.

Chapter 9 – Bona Fide

bona fide (bō′nə fīd), adj. From the Latin, meaning “good faith,” genuine, signifying “the real thing.”