The Cross of Lead (Large Print / Hardcover, Large Print)

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A New York Times Bestseller
A Newbery Medal Winner

In fourteenth-century England a nameless thirteen-year-old peasant boy, who thought he had little to lose, finds himself with even less. Accused of a crime he did not commit, he has been declared a "wolf's head," meaning that anyone can kill him on sight. To remain alive the boy must flee his tiny village, taking with him only his newly revealed name -- Crispin -- and his mother's cross of lead.

(AR) For ages 10-14

Product Details
ISBN: 9780786255016
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 2003
Pages: 303