A Wrinkle in Time.A Wrinkle in Time (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1990 reprint) by Madeleine L'Engle Madeleine L'Engle (November 29 1918 – September 6 2007) was an American writer best known for her Young Adult fiction, particularly the Newbery Medal-winning A Wrinkle in Time and its sequels A Wind in the Door, . In the classic tale that began her Time quartet--which includes A Wind in the Door A Wind in the Door (1973, ISBN 0-374-38443-6) is a young adult science fantasy novel by Madeleine L'Engle. It is a sequel to A Wrinkle in Time, and part of the Time Quartet. , A Swiftly Tilting Planet A Swiftly Tilting Planet is a 1978 science fiction novel by Madeleine L'Engle, part of the Time Quartet.
In A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Charles Wallace Murry, an advanced and perceptive child in A Wrinkle in Time and A Wind in the Door , and Many Waters--L'Engle recounts the cosmic adventures of young Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe as they set off through time and space in search of Meg and Charles' lost dad.
With the aid of three unearthly strangers (Mrs. Whatsit what·sit or what·sis
Something or someone whose name has been forgotten or is not known.
[From What's it (called)?.] , Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which), the three youngsters face a series of challenges, take on an evil being, and learn to rely on each other's budding gifts.
A coming-of-age story that has appealed to and united generations, this is a story that mixes mystery, science, and theology while offering a prescription of compassion and uncommon sense.