Review Of Avi's Crispin: The Cross Of Lead

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Crispin: The Cross of Lead written by Avi, is an cool story about a young boy in Medieval England. The book starts with the death of the boy’s mother, which sets off a chain of political problems, removing Crispin from the village he has been in his entire life and sending him out across the content. His path cuts through the different layers of society, revealing them from a peasant’s view and showing people just how scary life in a world spread with plagues, illiteracy, and the feudal system could be. But at the same time, this is a book of innocence and wonder. Bear protects Crispin, through the adventures, Bear and Crispin become basically foster father and son. Crispin’s world had been so small, now every new encounter is crazy; some are
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