Based on a true story of a peaceful crusade in 1212, this book traces the lives of three multifaith children as they decide who to put their faith in. 1212 vividly depicts a world both dramatically different and remarkably similar to our own.
McDonnell did an excellent job of blending fact and fiction to create a gripping tale.
– Sarah's Stars
Readers interested in religious history and European history will appreciate McDonnell's fine work.
McDonnell brings the period alive, and her three characters provide engaging access points into the complicated story.
A fascinating and challenging piece of historical fiction.
– Resource Links
An imaginatively powerful recreation of this unforgettable historical moment.
– Quill & Quire