Written by Elizabeth Laird
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Two boys, Adam and Salim, come face to face when they find themselves on opposing sides in a Holy war. Adam is part of a Crusade to reclaim Jerusalem from the infidels; Salim finds himself at the heart of Saladin’s camp. Must they be enemies? What are their differences? Crusade is a story from the past that provides food for thought about the present. For other titles by Elizabeth Laird please click here.
- Longlisted for the 2008 Carnegie Medal
- Shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award 2007
Crusade by Elizabeth Laird
When Adam's mother dies unconfessed, he pledges to save her soul with dust from the Holy Land. Employed as a dog-boy for the local knight, Adam grabs the chance to join the Crusade to reclaim Jerusalem. Salim, a merchant's son, is leading an uneventful life in the port of Acre - until news arrives that a Crusader attack is imminent.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 9 To 11
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