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The Children's Crusade is one of the more unusual events in Medieval England. The Children's Crusade took place after the Fourth Crusade in 1212. Children of all ages were sent to the Holy Land to their slaughter.


Birmingham Children's Crusade of 1963. Read about courageous children whose non-violent protests were pivotal in the Civil Rights Movement

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I'm on the Fence: Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis and The Children's Crusade by Ann Packer

A bit underwhelming given expectations created by The Dive from Clausen's Pier Full Review:


"THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE", 1963. Young people played an essential role in the African American freedom struggle, participating in many of the major campaigns of the civil rights movement, as well as initiating personal protests against racial injustice.


A History and Teaching Resources for the 1963 Children's Crusade More