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  • Madeleine L'engle

    In honor of Madeleine L'Engle's 100th Birthday, fans are invited to enjoy this archival audiobook, originally recorded in 1994 and newly restored! Listen to the voice of the author, as Madeleine L'Engle reads A Wind in the Door. Meg Murry can't help but be worried when her six-year-old brother announces there are dragons in the vegetable garden. He's so bright, and so different from other kids, he's getting bullied at school, and he is also strangely, seriously ill. But Charles Wallace is right about the dragons--actually a friendly entity who has come to help Charles Wallace fight his sickness, and to take Meg and her friend Calvin O'Keefe on a terrifying, wonderful journey into...read more

  • Madeleine L'engle

    In honor of Madeleine L'Engle's 100th Birthday, fans are invited to enjoy this archival audiobook, originally recorded in 1996 and newly restored! Listen to the voice of the author, as Madeleine L'Engle reads A Swiftly Tilting Planet. 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...read more

  • Madeleine L'engle

    In honor of Madeleine L'Engle's 100th Birthday, fans are invited to enjoy this archival audiobook, originally recorded in 1993 and newly restored! Listen to the voice of the author, as Madeleine L'Engle reads her Newbery Medal-winning novel, A Wrinkle in Time. Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a 'tesseract,' which, if you didn't know, is a wrinkle in time. Meg's father had been experimenting with time-travel when he suddenly disappeared. Will Meg, Charles...read more

  • Madeleine L'Engle

    Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, now a major motion picture. This audiobook includes an introduction read by the film director Ava DuVernay, a foreword read by the author, and an afterword read by Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis. Meg Murray, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a 'tesseract,' which, if you didn't know, is a wrinkle in time. Meg's father had been experimenting with time-travel when...read more

  • Madeleine L'Engle

    In "Pakko's Camel," Yehoshuah, the poor son of a carpenter, befriends Pakko, the arrogant son of a rich merchant. Yehoshuah cares for of Pakko's camel and shares with him the knowledge of the precious gifts he received from three wise men. But when Yehoshuah's treasures are taken, he quickly learns that all gifts have a price. In "The Sphinx at Dawn," Yehoshuah and his camel journey into the desert, where they come across the monstrous, hungry Sphinx. Intrigued and unafraid, Yehoshuah endeavors to answer the Sphinx's riddles-and in doing so, he begins the real journey of a man with an incredible destiny. Known for both her literary accomplishments as a winner of the Newbery Medal and...read more