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
Series: The Time Quintet (#1)
“I wanted you to do it all for me. I wanted everything to be all easy and simple. . . . So I tried to pretend that it was all your fault . . . because I was scared, and I didn’t want to have to do anything myself—”“But I wanted to do it for you,” Mr. Murry said. “That’s what every parent wants.” Sti...
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Had I first encountered this book as a child, I would have loved it. Reading it for the first time as an adult, I found it a charming and sweet story with a likeable message. But it dragged for me in places, with my interest lagging until at least halfway through the story, and the ending was a litt...
A Wrinkle in Time introduces many themes, ideas, and concepts. This books is thought provoking through the use of the theme good vs. evil and the idea our parents are only human and can’t always fix everything. A Wrinkle in Time also celebrates individuality, nonconformity, friendship, and courage. ...
I read this book a long time ago, probably in 5th or 6th grade, but I felt like I needed a refresher before the movie is released later this year. All in all, I really enjoyed it. It is obviously written for kids so it was a very quick read and easy to get through. Some of the science of it is mor...