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  • Author: Avi
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Crispin: The Cross of Lead

    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.
  • Nothing But The Truth: a Documentary Novel

    Avi's documentary approach chronicles the results of a teacher's objection to a ninth grader's humming along with “The Star Spangled Banner.” School rules stipulate that students are to stand at “respectful, silent attention.” Mis com muni cation, misperceptions, and personal viewpoints of right, wrong, and protected freedoms propel the characters rapidly into a crisis situation that forces the reader to explore issues of perception, reality, bias, and expediency.
  • The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

    Avi weaves a finely crafted tale of high seas adventure and gripping suspense, made rich by thirteen-year-old Charlotte's deepening understanding of honor and herself.