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A wrinkle in time

by L'Engle, Madeleine.

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
Available (5)
Location Collection Call #
Brentwood Library Juvenile Fiction JUV L'Engle
Location  Brentwood Library
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
Call Number  JUV L'Engle
Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Children's Science Fiction J SF L'En
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
Collection  Children's Science Fiction
Call Number  J SF L'En
Monroeville Public Library Teen Books Y L'ENGLE Madeleine
Location  Monroeville Public Library
Collection  Teen Books
Call Number  Y L'ENGLE Madeleine
Monroeville Public Library Teen Books Y L'ENGLE Madeleine
Location  Monroeville Public Library
Collection  Teen Books
Call Number  Y L'ENGLE Madeleine
Northland Public Library Children's Fiction J FIC L'ENGLE
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Children's Fiction
Call Number  J FIC L'ENGLE

Fifty years ago, Madeleine L'Engle introduced the world to A Wrinkle in Time and the wonderful and unforgettable characters Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe. When the children learn that Mr. Murry has been captured by the Dark Thing, they time travel to Camazotz, where they must face the leader IT in the ultimate battle between good and evil--a journey that threatens their lives and our universe. A Newbery Award winner, A Wrinkle in Time is an iconic novel that continues to inspire millions of fans around the world. This special edition has been redesigned and includes an introduction by Katherine Paterson, an afterword by Madeleine L'Engle's granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis that includes photographs and memorabilia, the author's Newbery Medal acceptance speech, and other bonus materials.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* Commemorating its fiftieth anniversary, L'Engle's classic couldn't have scored a better talent to adapt its story into comics form. Larson produces high-quality coming-of-age stories featuring female protagonists, with the most recent (Mercury, 2010) even including a fantasy element to highlight the tale's emotional stakes. She dives wholeheartedly into L'Engle's seminal epic, chronicling the journey of Meg Murry, her preternaturally intelligent younger brother, Charles, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe, crossing distant worlds to save the Murry's, lost patriarch. Guided by three grandmotherly guardian angels, they navigate the dangers of a mind-controlled world fallen under the influence of a cosmic force of pure evil. Larson has miraculously preserved the power of the original's social and religious themes, as well as its compelling emotional core, while staying true to her distinctive voice and aesthetic. Her soft-lined, large-eyed characters are a modern exemplar of classical American cartooning, and the metallic blue coating of the pages evokes both the timelessness of the story and the remoteness of alien worlds. This adaptation is fabulous for presenting a fresh vision to those familiar with the original, but it's so true to the story's soul that even those who've never read it will come away with a genuine understanding of L'Engle's ideas and heart.--Karp, Jesse Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "L'Engle's Newbery Medal-winning 1962 novel of good, evil, and quantum physics gets a stellar (no pun intended) graphic novel treatment from Eisner-winner Larson (Mercury). Larson's loose, modern drawing style focuses on the characters, largely omitting backgrounds and leaving readers room to add their own imagination. Meg Murry looks every bit as gawky and uncomfortable in her own skin as she feels, and Larson also plays up Charles Wallace's specialness and strangeness, giving him large, haunted eyes that seem to see things his other family members cannot. The b&w art, highlighted with Wedgwood blue, effectively accents the children's sense of alienation, but limits some critical storytelling elements (like a villain's red eyes) after Meg, Charles Wallace, and their neighbor Calvin are whisked across time and space on a mission to rescue Dr. Murry from an evil force that threatens the universe. While fans may miss L'Engle's detailed and evocative prose, her original dialogue, combined with Larson's deft interpretation, will remind them of their first reading, while simultaneously bringing a seminal classic to a new generation. Ages 10-up. Agent: Edward Necarsulmer IV, McIntosh & Otis. (Oct.)? (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series Time quintet series
#1 - A Wrinkle in time
#2 - A Wind in the door
#3 - A Swiftly tilting planet
#4 - Many waters
#5 - An Acceptable time
Subjects Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Extraterrestrial beings -- Juvenile fiction.
Space and time -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction.
Space and time -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Science fiction.
Publisher New York :Farrar Straus Giroux,2012
Edition 50th anniversary ed.
Language English
Notes Includes an introduction by Katherine Paterson.
Awards Newbery Medal, 1963
Description 262 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780374386160 (trade)
0374386161 (trade)
9781250004673 (pbk)
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