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Swiftly Tilting Planet

Madeleine L'Engle

Swiftly Tilting Planet

Madeleine L'Engle

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Madeleine L'Engle is the author of many acclaimed and popular books for children and adults, including novels, collections of essays, plays, and poetry. She is perhaps best known for the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time and its companions, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, and Many Waters. She has also written An Acceptable Time, which follows the further adventures of the Murry family. A Ring of Endless Light, featuring Vicky Austin, was a Newbery Honor Book. Other books in the Austin series are Meet the Austins, The Moon by Night, The Young Unicorns, and Troubling a Star. Madeleine L'Engle is also the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award, which honors her lifetime contribution to books for young adults. Madeleine L'Engle lives and works in New York City.

- Publisher In this companion volume to A Wrinkle In Time (Newbery Award winner) 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 & quot; kything& quot; --goes with him in spirit. ^ ^ But in overcoming the challenges, Charles Wallace must face the ultimate test of his faith and will, as he is sent within four people from another time, there to search for a way to avert the tragedy threatening them all. ^ ^ & quot; L'Engle's gifts are at their most impressive here.& quot; -- Publisher's Weekly

- Publisher In this companion volume to A Wrinkle InTime (Newbery Award winner) andA Wind In The Door fifteen-year-oldCharles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake aperilous journey through time in a desperateattempt to stop the destruction of the world by themad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone intheir quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg--grownand expecting her first child, but still able toenter her brother's thoughts and emotions by"kything"--goes with him inspirit. But in overcoming the challenges, CharlesWallace must face the ultimate test of his faith andwill, as he is sent within four people fromanother time, there to search for a way to avert thetragedy threatening them all. "L'Engle'sgifts are at their most impressive here." --Publisher's Weekly

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About "Swiftly Tilting Planet"

Madeleine L'Engle is the author of many acclaimed and popular books for children and adults, including novels, collections of essays, plays, and poetry. She is perhaps best known for the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time and its companions, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, and Many Waters. She has also written An Acceptable Time, which follows the further adventures of the Murry family. A Ring of Endless Light, featuring Vicky Austin, was a Newbery Honor Book. Other books in the Austin series are Meet the Austins, The Moon by Night, The Young Unicorns, and Troubling a Star. Madeleine L'Engle is also the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award, which honors her lifetime contribution to books for young adults. Madeleine L'Engle lives and works in New York City.
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In this companion volume to A Wrinkle In Time (Newbery Award winner) 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 & quot; kything& quot; --goes with him in spirit. ^ ^ But in overcoming the challenges, Charles Wallace must face the ultimate test of his faith and will, as he is sent within four people from another time, there to search for a way to avert the tragedy threatening them all. ^ ^ & quot; L'Engle's gifts are at their most impressive here.& quot; -- Publisher's Weekly
- Publisher

In this companion volume to A Wrinkle InTime (Newbery Award winner) andA Wind In The Door fifteen-year-oldCharles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake aperilous journey through time in a desperateattempt to stop the destruction of the world by themad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone intheir quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg--grownand expecting her first child, but still able toenter her brother's thoughts and emotions by"kything"--goes with him inspirit. But in overcoming the challenges, CharlesWallace must face the ultimate test of his faith andwill, as he is sent within four people fromanother time, there to search for a way to avert thetragedy threatening them all. "L'Engle'sgifts are at their most impressive here." --Publisher's Weekly
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Meet the Author

Madeleine L'Engle

Madeline L'Engle, the popular author of many books for children and adults, has interspersed her writing and teaching career with raising three children, maintaining an apartment in New York and a farmhouse of charming confusion which is called "Crosswicks."

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  • Catalogue Code 26485
  • Product Code 0440901588
  • EAN 9780440901587
  • Pages 272
  • Department Children / Young Adults
  • Category Youth
  • Sub-Category Fiction/novels
  • Publisher Laurel Leaf Library
  • Publication Date Jun 1979
  • Dimensions 174 x 104 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.140kg

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