A Wrinkle in Time

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 I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract."

A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem. A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal.


A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L'Engle Summary

A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy novel written by American writer Madeleine L'Engle, first published in 1962. The book won the Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. It is the first book in L'Engle's Time Quintet, which follows the Murrys and Calvin O'Keefe. The book spawned two film adaptations, both by Disney: a 2003 television film directed by John Kent Harrison, and a 2018 theatrical film directed by Ava DuVernay...


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A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L'Engle Book Reviews (1,451)

Milfff87

Eh not the best😐3 star

It’s really confusing until you get to the part where they go to Camazoz you may not really understand it.I don’t get the ending!But it’s a ok book not bad.This is a 10 year olds review. 35

Mr Whatsit

Awesome5 star

In my opinion, this book is excellent. If you like to read a good fantasy, you should start to read it. I would recommend reading this book to my friends because it is an exciting story. Also, the author used an excellent language and a good vocabulary. This book teaches us to never give up in stressful situations. 55

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Huh ook5 star

Kim 55

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Childhood favorite withstands time5 star

One of my childhood favorites still stands as I just finished reading it as an adult. 55

olygin

Love it5 star

Great 55

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This book is the bomb5 star

It’s different from any other book I’ve read and I really like it like a lot 55

Carolique

A Wrinkle In Time5 star

A wrinkle in time is such a wonderful book. You learn so much from it and you can picture so much. I love this book, I’m so happy I decided to read it! 55

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kienzingtin

A great book you should read5 star

Hi it me I just wanted to say you should read this book it’s is just the best one you could ever think about really reading or read bye 55

kayla west

Gotta read these series.5 star

I've read the first 3 books in the series and so far they are amazing!! They take you to a whole nother world! I'm going to buy all the books again and re read them. Im really hoping the movies are as good as the books. ❣️❣️ 55

Rusker7

Pretty good book4 star

I read it in 5th grade and it was very fictional and creative but I thought some were a little confusing. Overall it was amazing 45

Taya913

Awesome5 star

I read this book while i was in 3rd grade.odd enough,i havn't been able to find it until now.it was the book that got me hooked on reading,and now that iv graduated iv told my siblings to read it as well,awesome book! 55

LeeLee0719

Favorite All Time Book5 star

I read this book in 1984 when I was nine... It is by far my all time favorite book. And I am just waiting for the day when my son is old enough to read it on his own, I think it's more magical when you read it yourself than when it's read to you. He is seven now and a fantastic reader...so I am hoping he will be ready to tackle it very soon! 55

Hachel Reskett

My Opinion5 star

"A Wrinkle in Time" was the best book I ever read, and the best movie I ever saw!!!!!!! (yes, there is a movie for it.) I just wanna read it over and over again!!!!!!!!!!!! 55

Too kkool

Best book5 star

This is the most amazing book ever ger the next one 55

Biggnick93

Wrinkles4 star

Great read. I really appreciate the science gone into it as well. Very fascinating and keeps you interested. I just wish that there was a slight bit more science and a tiny bit less fantasy. Would even it out perfectly. 45

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A wrinkle in time5 star

I read this book with my daughter. We couldn't put it down. Wonderful story about true love for your family. We really enjoyed it. 55

LORO!

Best book ever5 star

I'm serious. This is the most amazing book i have ever read. Pure amazing. Its somewhat of a hard read at times but i quickly finished it way faster than my book club members. This book will stick with me forever. 55

Zeman8u^

Great5 star

Best book I ever read in my life that has no pictures and it's really long! It's pretty hard to imagine too! 55

lol1094

A Wrinkle in Time4 star

I had to read this book in class and I thought it was good but not all that but it's deifatly good enough to buy the 2nd one :) 45


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