Crispin: The Cross of Lead

By Avi

Crispin: The Cross of Lead is an action-filled page-turner set in fourteenth-century England. “Asta's son” is the only name the thirteen-year-old title character has ever known when he is suddenly orphaned and stripped of home and possessions. Accused of murder and wanted dead or alive, Crispin flees his village and falls in with a juggler, Bear, who becomes his protector and teacher. Relentlessly pursued by Crispin's enemies, the pair flees to solve the mystery of his identity and fight the injustices of feudalism.

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