A Wrinkle In Time (1962) by Madeline L’Engle


Critical Evaluation "Before they returned to the city, the family embarked on a 10-week, cross-country trip. It was during their time camping that L'Engle got the idea for A Wrinkle in Time: “We drove through a world of deserts and buttes and leafless mountains, wholly new and alien to me. And suddenly into my mind came the names, Mrs. Whatsit. Mrs. Who. Mrs .Which.” The story wove in elements of her life (many, including L’Engle, have identified the character Meg Murry as L'Engle), and although she had never taken a science course, she used elements in her story that she had [...]