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4.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 5 4.10 (10 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Avi Narrator: Ron Keith Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2016 ISBN: 9781436134903
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In the small, 14th-century English village where he has lived his entire life, the boy has grown up with no name of his own, known only as "Asta's son." But when his mother dies, the boy receives both his rightful name, Crispin, and a lead cross, inscribed with a secret that soon has him fleeing for his life. Best-selling, award-winning Avi delights children and adults with historically accurate tales of high adventure. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jana | 6/28/2011

    " The history and the story are pitch perfect. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessi | 6/28/2011

    " This was a great book! I could NOT put it down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emily | 6/26/2011

    " So far I'm on maybe page 17 (I started reading it yesterday) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mana | 6/23/2011

    " it has a reaaaaaalllly slow start and afterward i guess it did pick up , but it didnt pick me up with it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brent | 6/10/2011

    " Young adult novel. A good read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Christy | 5/31/2011

    " ave is a great writer. Good tension throughout the book. Great Action! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hope | 5/27/2011

    " Favorite all time childrens book. Great Great book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brittany | 5/26/2011

    " I read this when I was younger and it is was that I have read several times. I love the story and the characters! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cookie | 5/18/2011

    " This book made me nostalgic for England. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kimberly | 5/18/2011

    " This was a fun audio for the drive home on spring break. Hard challenges in life with a happy ending. The kids thought the ending was a bit abrupt and I thought some details a little dragged out. All in all a nice story to travel with. "

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About the Author
Author Avi

Avi is the author of more than fifty books for children and young adults, including the 2003 Newbery medal winner Crispin: The Cross of Lead. Along with his two Newbery Honors, he has won many other awards for his fiction. He lives with his family in Denver.

About the Narrator

Ron Keith, a native of England, graduated from the University of Manchester. He has appeared in the Broadway touring production of Amadeus, in off-Broadway productions such as Hedda Gabler, My Fair Lady, and Candida, and in many regional stage productions. His television appearances include roles in One Life to Live and As the World Turns.