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    Thinking Reader: A Wrinkle in Time

    Thinking Reader: A Wrinkle in Time

    Thinking Reader is a research-validated program that systematically builds reading comprehension skills for students reading below grade level. The program presents core authentic literature - the books your whole class reads - in a highly supportive environment. Through differentiated instruction and monitored progress, students practice and master 7 scientifically proven reading strategies while they read.

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A Wrinkle in Time

Author: Madeleine L'Engle

Interest Level:
6-8

Lexile Framework:
740L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.8

Guided Reading Level:
W

Age:
11-13

Genre:
Classics, Science Fiction

Subject:
Courage, Bravery, Heroism, Family Life, School Life, Honor

About This Book

Everything is wrong in Meg Murray's life. In school, she's been dropped down to the lowest section of her grade. She's teased about her five-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, who everyone mistakenly thinks is dumb. Not to mention that Meg wears braces and glasses and has mouse-brown hair.

Much will be better in her miserable life when her father gets back. But gets back from where? Meg's physicist father had been experimenting with the fifth dimension of time travel when he mysteriously disappeared. One dark and stormy night, the family is visited by a disheveled heap of a woman named Mrs. Whatsit. Eccentric and brilliant, she will turn out to be the force who spurs on Meg, Charles Wallace, and their new friend, Calvin O'Keefe, to embark on a dangerous quest through space to find their father. In doing so, they must travel behind the shadow of an evil power that is darkening the cosmos.

Before long, the trio discovers that Meg's and Charles Wallace's father is being held prisoner by evil forces on the planet of Camazotz, an eerie place where complete conformity is expected in exchange for personal freedom. There they engage in the fight of their lives against a giant disembodied brain named "It." And soon, Charles Wallace must be rescued, too.

Winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal, L'Engle's novel, the first in the Time Quartet, still has the power to mesmerize even the most jaded reader. A profound sense of mystery courses through every page. The novel's sophisticated concept, along with its warm and sensitive narrative tone, set the perfect stage for Meg to discover that love is the most powerful force in the universe.

About the Author

Madeleine L'Engle won the Newbery Award for her most popular book, A Wrinkle in Time.


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