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A Swiftly Tilting Planet
Meg Murry-O'Keefe, married to Calvin (no surprise) and expecting her first child, is home with the rest of the Murrys for Thanksgiving. Calvin is away in London giving a groundbreaking paper to a major conference, and so isn't present when Meg's father gets a disturbing call from the President of the United States. Mad Dog Branzillo, the military dictator of a South American republic is doing more than sabre-rattling with his nuclear weapons, and the...
A Wind in the Door
Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quartet is opened by the Newbury Award winning 'A Wrinkle in Time'. 'A Wind In The Door', published in 1973, is the second in the series. The title is a near-quote from Sir Thomas Malory's 'Le Morte d'Arthur'. In this adventure of inner space travel and worlds of virtual reality, Charles Wallace Murry is now six years old, and he is dying of an unknown disease of the mitochondria. (Mitochondria - singular, mitochondrion - being t...
A Wrinkle in Time
Meg Murry was a girl with a stubborn temper. It hindered her ability to do well in school, and all the other kids mocked her for it. But she was from an unusual family; both of her parents were scientists and her youngest brother has the ability to understand what Meg thinks before she even says it. Everyone in the town that she lives in is beginning to think that her father has died because he has not returned for several years from his top secret missi...
An Acceptable Time
The heroine in this story is Polly O'Keefe, daughter of Meg Murry and Calvin O'Keefe, a time travelling family, whose adventures started with the famous first book of the Time Quartet series, 'A Wrinkle In Time'. Polly is visiting the old New England family home where the two doctors Murry now live in retirement, and are none too keen to have their grandchildren or friends undertake the dangers of time travel. But of course their house is built at the in...
This was a fairly good time travel book. On this book twins Sandy and Denny, travel back to the time of Noah. When they get there will they be able to get back to their century? I would recommend this book for children ages 9-14....
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