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Avi has published more than sixty books. Among them is Crispin: The

Cross of Lead, winner of the 2003 Newbery Medal. Other novels with

nineteenth-century settings, like The Traitors' Gate -- his grand nod to

the work of Charles Dickens -- are listed before the title page, and include

the Newbery Honor Book, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Avi and

his family live in Denver, Colorado.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Crusoe, Robinson (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction.
Shipwrecks -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.