A Wrinkle in Time

Front Cover
Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017 - Juvenile Fiction - 271 pages

A New York Times Bestseller
A Newbery Medal Award-winner
Time Quintet Series (Book 1)

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry^ her small brother Charles Wallace^ and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.

Wild nights are my glory^ the unearthly stranger told them. I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment^ and then Ill be on my way. Speaking of ways^ by the way^ there is such a thing as a tesseract.|

A story of adventures in space and time of Meg^ Charles Wallace^ and Calvin OKeefe who are involved in a search for Megs father^ a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.



What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
139
4 stars
151
3 stars
77
2 stars
29
1 star
7

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Completely_Melanie - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book. I was a little bit surprised by how much religion was in this book. I wasn't expecting that. It kind of reminded me of Narnia or Golden Compass. I look forward to seeing how the movie comes out. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Jinjer - LibraryThing

February 2020 - At first I was all into it thanks to that obnoxious little Charles Wallace and his mad sandwich making skills (adding liverwurst, cream cheese & onion to my grocery list). But then the story got all weird and magic-y in Chapter 4 so I was out. Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2017)

Author Madeleine L'Engle was born in New York City on November 29, 1918. She graduated from Smith College. She is best known for A Wrinkle in Time (1962), which won the 1963 Newbery Medal for best American children's book. While many of her novels blend science fiction and fantasy, she has also written a series of autobiographical books, including Two Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage, which deals with the illness and death of her husband, soap opera actor Hugh Franklin. In 2004, she received a National Humanities Medal from President George W. Bush. She died on September 6, 2007 of natural causes. Since 1976, Wheaton College in Illinois has maintained a special collection of L'Engle's papers, and a variety of other materials, dating back to 1919.

Bibliographic information