A Wrinkle in TimeBook - 1973
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SPL_Childrens Mar 23, 2018
#1 in the "Time Quintet" series. (The sequel is "A Wind in the Door" 236 pages.
#1 in the "Time Quintet" series. (Sequel is "A Wind in the Door". 236 pages.
SPL_Childrens Feb 26, 2018
This book (and its sequels) have been banned because it was considered to be "insufficiently religious"!
SPL_Childrens Jul 05, 2012
Few science fiction stories for children have matched Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time (and the subsequent books in the “Time” quintet) which features 12-year-old Meg Murry, her younger brother Charles, and their friend Calvin.
Meg’s scientist father, who has been working on a secret governm... Read More »
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Like and equal are entirely different things! --Meg to IT/Charles Wallace
"The foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men. For ye see your calling , brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called, but God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the things which are mighty. And base things of the world, and things which despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are."
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One night, a mysterious stranger arrives at the Murry household. Meg and her little brother Charles Wallace quickly become involved, and with the help of Calvin O'Keefe they assist three women to help a planet taken over by an evil consciousness called IT, which seeks to erase all uniqueness. Along the way Meg finds secrets about her father, love, and being who you are.
Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.
Meg and Charles Wallace set out with their friend Calvin in a search for their father. His top secret job as a physicist for the government has taken him away and the children search through time and space top find him. ( Novelist Review)
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