Books About Crusades

Blood Red Horse by K.M. Grant, Y Fiction Grant
A special horse named Hosanna changes the lives of two English brothers and those around them as they fight with King Richard I against Saladin's armies during the Third Crusades.

Book of the Lion by Michael Cadnum, Y Fiction Cadnum
In twelth-century England, after his master, a maker of coins for the king, is brutally punished for alleged cheating, seventeen-year-old Edmund finds himself traveling to the Holy Land as squire to a knight crusader on his way to join the forces of Richard Lionheart.

Keeper of the Grail (The Youngest Templar series) by Michael P. Spradlin, Y Fiction Spradlin
In 1191, fifteen-year-old Tristan, a youth of unknown origin raised in an English abbey, becomes a Templar Knight's squire during the Third Crusade and soon finds himself on a mission to bring the Holy Grail to safety.

Leopard Sword by Michael Cadnum, Y Fiction Cadnum
A knight's squire, exhausted from the Crusades, must use his sword to fight attacking infidels during the return voyage to England.

Pagan's Crusade(Pagan Chronicles) by Catherine Jinks, Y Fiction Jinks
In twelth-century Jerusalem, orphaned sixteen-year-old Pagan is assigned to work for Lord Roland, a Templar knight, as Saladin's armies close in on the Holy City.