A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L'Engle, and published by Farrar



A Wrinkle in Time, a family story and science fiction, hovers between the real and the imaginative. Heroine Meg Murry, her small brother, Charles Wallace, and their friend, Calvin O'Keefe, travel through time and space to find Meg's father who had disappeared while on a government project. Through sharing this experience, the reader realizes the power of freedom over censorship, that a man's weaknesses may become his strength, and the love may be stronger than all fears.

Awards Won

Title Year
John Newbery Medal

A medal to be given for the most distiguished contribution to children's literature produced during the preceding calendar year.

1963 - Winner(s)