A Swiftly Tilting Planet

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A Swiftly Tilting Planet

By Madeleine L'Engle; Jennifer Ehle (Read by)

Listening Library (Audio), Compact Disc, 9780307916655

Publication Date: January 10, 2012

In this companion volume to "A Wrinkle InTime" (Newbery Award winner) and"A Wind In The Door" fifteen-year-oldCharles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake aperilous journey through time in a desperateattempt to stop the destruction of the world by themad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone intheir quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg--grownand expecting her first child, but still able toenter her brother's thoughts and emotions by"kything"--goes with him inspirit.

But in overcoming the challenges, CharlesWallace must face the ultimate test of his faith andwill, as he is sent within four people fromanother time, there to search for a way to avert thetragedy threatening them all.

"L'Engle'sgifts are at their most impressive here." --"Publisher's Weekly"

"From the Paperback edition.

About the Author
Madeleine L'Engle is the author of more than forty-five books for all ages, among them the beloved "A Wrinkle in Time" awarded the Newbery Medal; "A Ring of Endless Light, " a Newbery Honor Book; "A Swiftly Tilting Planet, " winner of the American Book Award; and the Austin family series of which "Troubling a Star" is the fifth book. L'Engle was named the 1998 recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards award, honoring her lifetime contribution in writing for teens.