The Cross of Lead (Crispin Series #1)

The Cross of Lead (Crispin Series #1)

by Avi

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Overview

Newbery Medal winner The Cross of Lead is "a page-turner from beginning to end... full of adventure, mystery, and action" (School Library Journal).

"Avi's plot is engineered for maximum thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty. . . . A page-turner to delight Avi's fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel."-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
" . . . [T]he book is a page-turner from beginning to end . . . [A] meticulously crafted story, full of adventure, mystery, and action."
-School Library Journal (starred review)
"Historical fiction at its finest."-VOYA

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786816583
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 06/28/2004
Series: Crispin Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 39,781
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Avi's books are loved by kids and adults everywhere. He has written more than 50 books, several of which have garnered prestigious awards, including the Newbery Medal and two Newbery Honors. His titles with Hyperion include Crispin: The Cross of Lead, Crispin at the Edge of the World, and The Book Without Words. He lives with his family in Colorado.

Date of Birth:

December 23, 1937

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Education:

University of Wisconsin; M.A. in Library Science from Columbia University, 1964

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