A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)

A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1) Description:

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 br br Wild nights are my glory the unearthly stranger told them I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course Let me be on my way Speaking of way by the way there is such a thing as a tesseract br br Meg s father had been experimenting with this fifth dimension of time travel when he mysteriously disappeared Now the time has come for Meg her friend Calvin and Charles Wallace to rescue him But can they outwit the forces of evil they will encounter on their heart stopping journey through space

Rating: 3.55 out of 5

A Wind in the Door (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #2)

A Wind in the Door (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #2) Description:

i A Wind in the Door i is a fantastic adventure story involving Meg Murry her small brother Charles Wallace and Calvin O Keefe the chief characters of i A Wrinkle in Time i The seed from which the story grows is a rather ordinary situation of Charles Wallace s having difficulty in adapting to school He is extremely bright so much so that he gets punched around a lot for being different He is also strangely seriously ill mitochondritis the destruction of farandolae minute creatures of the mitochondria in the blood Determined to help Charles Wallace in school Meg pays a visit to his principal Mr Jenkins a dry cold man with whom Meg herself has had unfortunate run ins The interview with Mr Jenkins goes badly and Meg worriedly returns home to find Charles Wallace waiting for her There are he announces dragons in the twins vegetable garden Or there were They ve moved to the north pasture now br br Dragons Not really but an entity a being stranger by far than dragons and the encounter with this alien creature is only the first step that leads Meg Calvin and Mr Jenkins out into galactic space and then into the unimaginable small world of a mitochondrion And at last safely triumphantly home

Rating: 3.60 out of 5

A Swiftly Tilting Planet (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #3)

A Swiftly Tilting Planet (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #3) Description:

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 kything 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

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

Many Waters (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #4)

Many Waters (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #4) Description:

b Some things have to be believed to be seen b br br Sandy and his twin brother Dennys are the practical down to earth members of the Murry family They have never paid much attention to their scientist parents talk of highly theoretical things like tesseracts and farondalae But now something has happened to Sandy and Dennys that drastically stretches their powers of belief And when disaster threatens the oasis where they have made their home can they find a way back to their own time br br i Many Waters i is the fourth book in Madeleine L Engle s classic Time Quintet

Rating: 3.73 out of 5

A Ring of Endless Light (Austin Family, #4)

A Ring of Endless Light (Austin Family, #4) Description:

After a tumultuous year in New York City the Austins are spending the summer on the small island where their grandfather lives He s very sick and watching his condition deteriorate as the summer passes is almost more than Vicky can bear To complicate matters she finds herself as the center of attention for three very different boys br br Zachary Grey the troubled and reckless boy Vicky met last summer wants her all to himself as he grieves the loss of his mother Leo Rodney has been just a friend for years but the tragic loss of his father causes him to turn to Vicky for comfort and romance And then there s Adam Eddington Adam is only asking Vicky to help with his research on dolphins But Adam and the dolphins may just be what Vicky needs to get through this heartbreaking summer

Rating: 3.52 out of 5

An Acceptable Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #5)

An Acceptable Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #5) Description:

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 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

Rating: 3.25 out of 5

The Time Quartet Box Set (Time Quartet, #1-4)

The Time Quartet Box Set (Time Quartet, #1-4) Description:

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Rating: 3.76 out of 5

The Arm of the Starfish (O'Keefe Family, #1)

The Arm of the Starfish (O'Keefe Family, #1) Description:

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 Polly 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

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

Meet the Austins

Meet the Austins Description:

A revised edition including one section of the manuscript that was omitted in the original publication Vicky Austin and her siblings must adjust to the presence of a new member of the household Maggie Hamilton who is orphaned when her father is killed in a plane crash Maggie is at first petulant and spoiled but gradually opens her heart to the Austins to become one of the family br

Rating: 3.76 out of 5

The Time Trilogy (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1-3)

The Time Trilogy (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1-3) Description:

A set of books about the time traveling adventures of the Murray family includes i A Wrinkle in Time i i A Wind in the Door i and i A Swiftly Tilting Planet i br br i A Wrinkle in Time i br The mysterious Mrs Whatsit Mrs Who and Mrs Which send Meg and Charles Wallace through time and space to rescue their father on the planet Camazotz accompanied by their new friend Calvin Along the way the three children learn about the Black Thing a cloud of evil that shadows many planets including Earth They encounter a Brain named IT which controls the minds of people br br i A Wind in the Door i br Meg Calvin and the disagreeable school principal Mr Jenkins have to travel inside one of Charles Wallace s mitochondria to save him from a deadly disease part of a cosmic battle against the evil Echthroi and the forces of Unnaming br br i A Swiftly Tilting Planet i br Charles Wallace must save the world from nuclear war by going back in time and changing might have beens accompanied in spirit through kything by Meg at home br br alibris com and wikipedia

Rating: 3.75 out of 5