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A Wrinkle in Time includes a new essay that explores the science behind the fantasy. Rediscover one of the most beloved children’s books of all time by Madeleine L’Engle. 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 he suddenly disappeared. Will Meg, Charles, and their friend Calvin outwit the forces of evil as they search through space for their father? Oprah will star in the movie version. Oprah plays Mrs. Which, the most powerful of the three Mrs. Ws, who are celestial beings accompanying Meg Murry, her brother and friend on their journey to save Murry’s father. She gets to wear fabulous costumes. Meanwhile, Jack Black, of School of Rock fame, narrates the new audiobook Minecraft: The Island. Author Max Brooks is new to young adult fiction, having previously written World War Z.

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