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Nov 11, 2008
| 535 Minutes
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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Nov 11, 2008 | ISBN 9780739371985 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
A touch of computer keys, a blast of heat, and suddenly the Murry twins, Sandy and Dennys, are gasping in a shimmering desert land. If only the brothers had normal parents, not a scientist mother and a father who experiments with space and time travel. If only the Murry twins had noticed the note on the door of their mother’s lab: Experiment InProgress. Please Keep OutBut it’s too late for regrets. There’s a strange-and very small-person approaching, with a miniature mammoth in tow. . . .At last it’s Sandy and Dennys’s turn for an adventure-an adventure that turns serious when they discover that "many waters" are coming to flood the desert. The twins must find a way back home soon, or they will drown. But how will they get back to their own time? Can they?
Madeleine L’Engle (1918–2007) was the author of more than 45 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; and A Swiftly Tilting Planet, winner of the American Book Award. L’Engle was… More about Madeleine L’Engle
Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award
author fun factsBorn: November 29 in New York CityEducation: Smith College, The New School, Columbia UniversityCurrently lives: New York City and ConnecticutFun Jobs: Librarian, actressFavorite hobbies: traveling, reading, playing the piano, and cooking
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