June 23, 2008
Avi is the 2003 Newbery Medal award winning author of "Crispin- A Cross of Lead", and widely acclaimed for his works of historical fiction for middle grade readers. In this exclusive video interview with Reading Rockets, Avi talks about the challenges of writing, his years as a librarian, and his symptoms of dyslexia.
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