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A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time

(Book #1 in the Wrinkle in Time Quintet series)

$8.99

Book Overview: A Wrinkle in Time

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER - TIME MAGAZINE'S 100 BEST FANTASY BOOKS OF ALL TIME - NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM DISNEY

Read the ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic that has delighted children for over 60 years!

"A Wrinkle in Time is one of my favorite books of all time. I've read it so often, I know it by heart." --Meg Cabot

Late one night, three otherworldly creatures appear and sweep Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe away on a mission to save Mr. Murray, who has gone missing while doing top-secret work for the government. They travel via tesseract--a wrinkle that transports one across space and time--to the planet Camazotz, where Mr. Murray is being held captive. There they discover a dark force that threatens not only Mr. Murray but the safety of the whole universe.

A Wrinkle in Time is the first book in Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet.

Includes an appreciation by Anna Quindlen and a personal interview with Madeleine L'Engle.

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"Yoo's cover art is enchanting." --Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast (blog)

"A coming of age fantasy story that sympathizes with typical teen girl awkwardness and insecurity, highlighting courage, resourcefulness and the importance of famiyl ties as key to overcoming them." -- Carol Platt Liebau, author, in the New York Post

"An exhilarating experience." -- Kirkus Reviews

"This imaginative book will be read for a long time into the future." -- Children's Literature

Madeleine L'Engle was an American author best known for her critically acclaimed young adult fiction, particularly her science fantasy series 'A Wrinkle in Time'. Born on November 29, 1918, in New York City, she found her passion for storytelling early on, eventually leading to a career rich in literary achievements, which spanned more than six decades and encompassed more than 60 books. L'Engle's literary journey began with her first book, "The Small Rain", published in 1945. However, she catapulted to fame with the publication of 'A Wrinkle in Time' in 1962, which bagged the prestigious Newbery Medal for excellence in children's literature. This book marked the beginning of the Time Quintet series, alluding to complex scientific concepts and eliciting unprecedented resonance across generations of young readers. While Madeleine L'Engle used her writing to navigate the convergence of science and faith, her works resonated well beyond this niche. She fearlessly explored subjects that were considered taboo, such as death, love, and human frailty. Her unique blend of realism and fantasy, combined with thoughtful interrogation of moral and philosophical questions, ensures that her legacy deliciously lives on. L'Engle passed away on September 6, 2007, leaving behind an enduring wealth of inspiration for readers of all ages.

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