By Madeleine L'Engle
It was once a depressing and stormy evening; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mom had come all the way down to the kitchen for a hour of darkness snack after they have been disillusioned via the coming of a most annoying stranger.
"Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger advised them. "I simply acquired stuck in a downdraft and blown off beam. permit me take a seat for a second, after which I'll be on my means. conversing of how, incidentally, there's any such factor as a tesseract."
A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't comprehend) is a wrinkle in time. to inform extra could rob the reader of the joy of omit L'Engle's strange e-book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the tale of the adventures in house and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, pupil, and the most renowned boys in excessive school). they're looking for Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared whereas engaged in mystery paintings for the govt. at the tesseract problem.
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