A Wrinkle in Time: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition
Fifty years ago, Madeleine L’Engle introduced the world to A Wrinkle in Time and the wonderful and unforgettable characters Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, and their friend Calvin O’Keefe. When the children learn that Mr. Murry has been captured by the Dark Thing, they time travel to Camazotz,... show more
Fifty years ago, Madeleine L’Engle introduced the world to A Wrinkle in Time and the wonderful and unforgettable characters Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, and their friend Calvin O’Keefe. When the children learn that Mr. Murry has been captured by the Dark Thing, they time travel to Camazotz, where they must face the leader IT in the ultimate battle between good and evil—a journey that threatens their lives and our universe. A Newbery Award winner, A Wrinkle in Time is an iconic novel that continues to inspire millions of fans around the world. This special edition has been redesigned and includes an introduction by Katherine Paterson, an afterword by Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis that includes photographs and memorabilia, the author’s Newbery Medal acceptance speech, and other bonus materials.
Publish date: January 31st 2012
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Childrens Classics
, Time Travel
Series: The Time Quintet (#1)
I’m not going to write much of a review for this because other than to say I absolutely loved it, I’ve not got too much to add. Here’s part of the synopsis, in case you don’t know the story: Meg's father had been experimenting with the fifth dimension of time travel when he mysteriously disappea...
I enjoyed this, but like many middle-grade books I've read as an adult, I think I would appreciated it more as a middle schooler. There were several aspects of the world not really adequately explained. (I mean why can't the Mrs. Ws go with them to fight IT?? They never give a reason.) Also, the end...
SWEDISH REVIEW Det är en mörk och stormig natt. Tonåriga Meg Murry sitter i sitt rum på vinden, lyssnar på blåsten som river i huset och funderar för sig själv. Hon vantrivs med sin kropp och sitt utseende. I skolan är det mesta jobbigt och krångligt. Och hennes pappa, vetenskapsmannen, har försvu...
This was on my kids summer reading list for 7th grade so I thought I would read it. I don't think much of "A Wrinkle in Time". A good start and a rushed ending. No character development. Even one my daughters was unimpressed. I am sorry if I'm stepping on the toes of some of you with fond childh...
This was one of the first full novels I ever read. It was recommended by the school librarian when I was a 6th grader. I remember a sense of awe and good feelings, but not what the book was about.