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A Wrinkle in Time
By Anna Quindlen (introduced by) and Madeleine L''Engle
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Square Fish
Publication date May 1, 2007
Pages 245
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312367541
ISBN-10 0312367546
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
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, in a re-release of the classic story. A Newbery Medal Book. Simultaneous. 500,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

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