Meg is the weird girl at school, when she's not in trouble for having a bad attitude. She hasn't seen her father in months, but her mother (who is also a scientist) is convinced he'll be back. Her twin brothers are "normal," but her brilliant five-year-old brother is the only person in Meg's life who seems to be able to comfort her. This book is about Meg's adventure through space and time to rescue her father, her brother, and maybe even all of humanity.
This book celebrates people who are different from others, and presents strong female role models. Beloved by many, it may not "click" with other readers, because it is so different from other books. Loosely speaking, Meg is a bit like Claudia in From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler caught in a world that mixes The Giver and Ender's Game.
There are four more books in this "Time Quintet," including A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An Acceptable Time.
"A quote from A Wrinkle in Time"
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