Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi
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Crispin: The Cross of Lead Summary
The 2003 Newbery Award Winner and New York Times Best-seller. "Avi's latest novel is superb combination of mystery, historical fiction, and a coming-of-age tale... Breathlessly paced, beautifully written, and filled with details of life in the Middle Ages, this compelling novel is one of Avi's finest."-Book Report
Crispin: The Cross of Lead Reviews
"A page turner to delight Avi's fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel." - PW
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Crispin: The Cross of Lead Reader Reviews
Rated of 5
Avi Author Biography
Apparently Avi acquired his name from his twin sister, Emily, who chose not to call him Edward or Irvin but, for reasons unknown, to call him Avi. As the author says, it doesn't stand for anything, or mean anything, it just is who he is.
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