A Wrinkle in Time

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ISBN: 1429915641
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Number of pages: 216
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online A Wrinkle in Time in PDF and EPUB Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture. 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. It is the first book in The Time Quintet, which consists of A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An Acceptable Time. A Wrinkle in Time is soon to be a movie from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling. This title has Common Core connections.


The Wrinkle in Time Quintet

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ISBN: 0312373511
Release Date: 2007-10
Number of pages: 244
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Time Quintet

Download and read online The Wrinkle in Time Quintet in PDF and EPUB A boxed set of five volumes featuring the Murray children and their friends as they travel through time and encounter strange creatures.


A Wrinkle in Time Trilogy

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ISBN: 9781466850477
Release Date: 2013-07-23
Number of pages: 800
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Square Fish

Download and read online A Wrinkle in Time Trilogy in PDF and EPUB 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. Now their first three adventures are together in one volume. Praise for A WRINKLE IN TIME "A book that every young person should read, a book that provides a road map for seeking knowledge and compassion even at the worst of times, a book to make the world a better place." —Cory Doctorow Praise for A WIND IN THE DOOR "Madeleine L'Engle mixes classical theology, contemporary family life, and futuristic science fiction to make a completely convincing tale that should put under its spell both readers familiar with the Murrys and those meeting them for the first time." —The New York Times Book Review Praise for A SWIFTLY TILTING PLANET "Charles Wallace, now 15, Meg, and the Murrys reappear in an intricately woven fantasy in which the boy time-spins through a tangle of history to find and mend the broken link that threatens to disturb the harmony of today. Theme is L'Engle's greatest forte and once again she proves this with a compelling plot, rich in style that vibrates with provocative thoughts on universal love, individual caring, and the need for the joy in living." —Booklist, starred review


A Wind in the Door

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ISBN: OCLC:28894028
Release Date: 1973
Number of pages: 203
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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Download and read online A Wind in the Door in PDF and EPUB With Meg Murry's help, the dragons her six-year-old brother saw in the vegetable garden play an important part in his struggle between life and death.


An Acceptable Time

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ISBN: 1429994371
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Number of pages: 352
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online An Acceptable Time in PDF and EPUB An Acceptable Time, the final book in Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet, the series that began with the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time A flash of lightning, quivering ground, and, instead of her grandparents' farm, Polly sees mist and jagged mountains -- and coming toward her, a group of young men carrying spears. Why has a time gate opened and dropped Polly into a world that existed 3,000 years ago? Will she be able to get back to the present before the time gate closes -- and leaves her to face a group of people who believe in human sacrifice?


Many Waters

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ISBN: 1429994363
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online Many Waters in PDF and EPUB Sandy and Dennys have always been the normal, run-of-the-mill ones in the extraodinary Murry family. They garden, make an occasional A in school, and play baseball. Nothing especially interesting has happened to the twins until they accidentally interrupt their father's experiment. Then the two boys are thrown across time and space. They find themselves alone in the desert, where, if they believe in unicorns, they can find unicorns, and whether they believe or not, mammoths and manticores will find them. The twins are rescued by Japheth, a man from the nearby oasis, but before he can bring them to safety, Dennys gets lost. Each boy is quickly embroiled in the conflicts of this time and place, whose populations includes winged seraphim, a few stray mythic beasts, perilous and beautiful nephilim, and small, long lived humans who consider Sandy and Dennys giants. The boys find they have more to do in the oasis than simply getting themselves home--they have to reunite an estranged father and son, but it won't be easy, especially when the son is named Noah and he's about to start building a boat in the desert.


The Arm of the Starfish

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ISBN: 9781466814462
Release Date: 2011-06-07
Number of pages: 256
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online The Arm of the Starfish in PDF and EPUB When Adam Eddington, a gifted marine biology student, makes the acquaintance of blond and beautiful Kali Cutter at Kennedy International Airport on his way to Portugal to spend the summer working for the renowned scientist Dr. O'Keefe, he has no idea that this seemingly chance meeting will set into motion a chain of events he will be unable to stop. Caught between Kali's seductive wiles and the trusting adoration of Dr. O'Keefe's daughter, Poly, Adam finds himself enmeshed in a deadly power struggle between two groups of people, only one of which can have right on its side. As the danger escalates, Adam must make a decision that could affect the entire world—which side is he on?


A Swiftly Tilting Planet

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ISBN: 1429994347
Release Date: 1978-07-01
Number of pages: 288
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online A Swiftly Tilting Planet in PDF and EPUB In A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'Engle, a companion to the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time and A Wind in the Door, fifteen-year-old Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a perilous journey through time in a desperate attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the mad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone in their quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg--grown and expecting her first child, but still able to enter her brother's thoughts and emotions by "kything"--goes with him in spirit. Charles Wallace must face the ultimate test of his faith and his will as he is sent within four people from another time, there to search for a way to avert the tragedy threatening them all.


The Joys of Love

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ISBN: 9781429965125
Release Date: 2008-04-29
Number of pages: 272
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online The Joys of Love in PDF and EPUB During the summer of 1946, twenty-year-old Elizabeth is doing what she has dreamed of since she was a little girl: working in the theatre. Elizabeth is passionate about her work and determined to learn all she can at the summer theatre company on the sea where she is an apprentice actress. She's never felt so alive. And soon she finds another passion: Kurt Canitz, the dashing young director of the company, and the first man Elizabeth's ever kissed who has really meant something to her. Then Elizabeth's perfect summer is profoundly shaken when Kurt turns out not to be the kind of man she thought he was. Moving and romantic, this coming-of-age story was written during the 1940s. As revealed in an introduction by the author's granddaughter Léna Roy, the protagonist Elizabeth is close to an autobiographical portrait of L'Engle herself as a young woman—"vibrant, vulnerable, and yearning for love and all that life has to offer."


A Ring of Endless Light

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ISBN: 0440972329
Release Date: 1980
Number of pages: 332
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Laurel Leaf

Download and read online A Ring of Endless Light in PDF and EPUB The cycle of life and death becomes a difficult burden for Vicky Austin as she watches her grandfather dying, but the opportunity for joy and renewal open up as she assists her friend Adam with his dolphins. Newbery Honor Book. Reprint. AB.


The Owl Keeper

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ISBN: 0375895906
Release Date: 2010-04-13
Number of pages: 320
Author: Christine Brodien-Jones
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

Download and read online The Owl Keeper in PDF and EPUB Maxwell Unger has always loved the night. He used to do brave things like go tramping through the forest with his gran after dark. He loved the stories she told him about the world before the Destruction—about nature, and books, and the silver owls. His favorite story, though, was about the Owl Keeper. According to Max’s gran, in times of darkness the Owl Keeper would appear to unite owls and sages against the powers of the dark. Gran is gone now, and so are her stories of how the world used to be. Max is no longer brave. The forest is dangerous, the books Gran had saved have been destroyed, and the silver owls are extinct. At least that’s what the High Echelon says. But Max knows better. Maxwell Unger has a secret. And when a mysterious girl comes to town, he might just have to start being brave again. The time of the Owl Keeper, Gran would say, is coming soon. From the Hardcover edition.


The Wrinkle in Time Quintet

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ISBN: OCLC:154670605
Release Date: 1962
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Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher:

Download and read online The Wrinkle in Time Quintet in PDF and EPUB A boxed set of five volumes featuring the Murray children and their friends as they travel through time and encounter strange creatures.


Encyclopedia Brown Boy Detective

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ISBN: 1101007117
Release Date: 2007-09-06
Number of pages: 96
Author: Donald J. Sobol
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Encyclopedia Brown Boy Detective in PDF and EPUB A Civil War sword... A watermelon stabbing... Missing roller skates... A trapeze artist's inheritance... And an eyewitness who's legally blind! Theses are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try to crack the cases along with him--the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back!


The Complete Chronicles of Narnia

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ISBN: 9780060281373
Release Date: 1998-09-18
Number of pages: 528
Author: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Complete Chronicles of Narnia in PDF and EPUB All seven Chronicles are bound together in this one magnificent volume with a personal introduction by Douglas Gresham, stepson of C. S. Lewis.


Mary Poppins the Complete Collection

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ISBN: 9780007552672
Release Date: 2013-11-28
Number of pages: 768
Author: P.L. Travers
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online Mary Poppins the Complete Collection in PDF and EPUB This fantastic omnibus edition contains all six original Mary Poppins stories: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, Mary Poppins in the Park, Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (2-in-1 edition). All magical children's classics, it’s the perfect gift.