There Will Be Wolves by Karleen Bradford

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The daughter of an apothecary and the owner of a secret book of healing arts, Ursula is determined to become a great healer, but her ambition makes her an outsider in the Holy Roman Empire. When she is accused of witchcraft and sentenced to burn at the stake, she is given one chance to save herself: she must march in the People's Crusade to the holy city of Jerusalem.
 

About Karleen Bradford

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Karleen Bradford is the acclaimed author of 21 children's and young adult books, including five books about the Crusades. Angeline was nominated for the Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Award; Lionheart's Scribe was nominated for a Silver Birch Award, among others; and There Will Be Wolves was the winner of the CLA Young Adult Book Award. Karleen Bradford lives in Owen Sound, Ontario.
 
Published September 1, 1996 by Dutton Juvenile. 208 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A harsh, patchy tale of the first Crusade.

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Accused of being a witch, Ursula joins the People's Crusade to Jerusalem in 1096 to escape burning at the stake. Focusing on the Crusaders' slaughter of Rhineland Jews, [Bradford] demonstrates that

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Fans of historical fiction may yawn at the prospect of yet another tale about a high-spirited heroine who is accused of being a witch mainly because she can read. But the heroine's conviction for witc

Sep 02 1996 | Read Full Review of There Will Be Wolves

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But the heroine's conviction for witchcraft serves a startling purpose--as a plot device to get 16-year-old healer Ursula and her apothecary father away from 11th-century Cologne to join the People's Crusade.

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