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 Murry and O'Keefe families. 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 (1,346)

future cute girl

A wrinkle in time5 star

My opinion of a wrinkle in time is that the first time I read it was kind of confusing at first but now it has gotten better to me even though I finally have finished. 55

Almost out

Ee ever ever2 star

We was were expecting 25

Maria Teresa Simon

A1 star

One of the worst books Iโ€™ve ever read. 15


A Childhood Love5 star

I read this as a child and now Iโ€™ve read along with my daughter. What a timeless masterpiece. 55


This is a great book4 star

This book is hard to understand at some points, but itโ€™s peculiarity will draw you back and you wonโ€™t regret finishing it. 45


A wrinkle in time5 star

It is an awsam book I read the book I wish it was free. 55


A Wrinkle in Time5 star

Inspiring story of a girl who struggles to fit in yet knows she never will.. she feels deep love and brassy anger! Often frustrated by the lack of adventure and passion of others! I like it a lot! Should I read the rest of the series or relish this one and move on to new territory?? 55


lame book, awful story1 star

when you really think about it, alpacas are just store brand llamas. They're basically the same thing man. they're just shorter and sometimes softer than llamas so that means they'd end up lower on the shelf while llamas would be at eye level so youre gonna buy the llama instead of an alpaca even though they're basically the same. honestly i think alpacas are better because they're so soft dude and they're small so they could like probably live in your house if you wanted. but like whatever floats your goat. speaking of, i like goats but they crap EVERYWHERE. no joke. and sometimes they charge at you. anyway the book was pretty lame, i had to read it for school 15

Gimme my Money back!

๐Ÿ’ฉ1 star

Blah blah blah 15


Just Ok3 star

I would rate this book five stars, but I can't say that this book deserves it. If I could rate it three and a half stars, I would. Anyway, the book over all was very good. It had adventure, mystery, and a touch of crushes. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I liked how the author differentiates the characters with their own way of acting and talking. The reason I didn't absolutely love this book, is that the author practices bad grammar and she made the character, Calvin O'Keefe seem like a total doofus. Other than that, I completely recommend this book. There is also a movie. I give that one star. The person writing the movie should have read the book first! ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ™ƒ 35


Ugh2 star

Such a stupid book! It gave me headaches trying to figure out some parts. The only reason I gave it two stars is because I like the "Mrs.W's" 25


As good as then5 star

I read this when I was in the fourth grade in 1964 and picked it up again recently. It's a wonderful book full of life lessons for all ages. 55


Legit5 star

The best, It was epic 55

I'm watching everbody hates Chris

Very Good!๎€Ž5 star

I loved this book read it in class now on the 3rd book A SWIFTLY TILTING PLANET I love this series! I recommend this for ages 10 and up 55


Ok4 star

It's not the best it's an ok book..... 45

Jess Gomer

Not sure3 star

It's okay, I mean not worth $7 but it's okay. If your thinking about reading think hard. 35


Dumb1 star

Very dumb And boring 15

Snapple mapple

Love it5 star

I just finished the book in class and we watched the movie today! 55


Epic5 star

Finished reading it in school yesterday. It was awesome, I was hooked the whole time. Definitely recommend it. 55


Ummm...3 star

I read it in school and had to take a test on it I failed cuz I read the interesting parts but skipped the boreing ones 35

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