A Wrinkle in Time

I loved this book as a kid. Madeline L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time explores the the intersections of space and time against a backdrop of adolescent angst. Our intrepid heroine Meg goes on a trans-dimensional quest to find her missing physicist father. Dad has disappeared due to his work on a project involving a tesseract. Go check out Tomorrowland’s brilliant write up of the tesseract.

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  1. […] Via bibliophil,  (links by biblioklept): The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990–2000 Compiled by the Office for Intellectual Freedom, American Library Association. The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom does not claim comprehensiveness in recording challenges. 1. Scary Stories (Series) by Alvin Schwartz 2. Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite 3. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou 4. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier 5. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 6. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 7. Harry Potter (Series) by J.K. Rowling 8. Forever by Judy Blume 9. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson 10. Alice (Series) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor 11. Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman 12. My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier 13. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger 14. The Giver by Lois Lowry 15. It’s Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris 16. Goosebumps (Series) by R.L. Stine 17. A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck 18. The Color Purple by Alice Walker 19. Sex by Madonna 20. Earth’s Children (Series) by Jean M. Auel 21. The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson 22. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle 23. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous 24. Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers 25. In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak 26. The Stupids (Series) by Harry Allard 27. The Witches by Roald Dahl 28. The New Joy of Gay Sex by Charles Silverstein 29. Anastasia Krupnik (Series) by Lois Lowry 30. The Goats by Brock Cole 31. Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane 32. Blubber by Judy Blume 33. Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan 34. Halloween ABC by Eve Merriam 35. We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier 36. Final Exit by Derek Humphry 37. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood 38. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George 39. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison 40. What’s Happening to my Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Daughters by Lynda Madaras 41. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 42. Beloved by Toni Morrison 43. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton 44. The Pigman by Paul Zindel 45. Bumps in the Night by Harry Allard 46. Deenie by Judy Blume 47. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes 48. Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden 49. The Boy Who Lost His Face by Louis Sachar 50. Cross Your Fingers, Spit in Your Hat by Alvin Schwartz 51. A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein 52. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley 53. Sleeping Beauty Trilogy by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice) 54. Asking About Sex and Growing Up by Joanna Cole 55. Cujo by Stephen King 56. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl 57. The Anarchist Cookbook by William Powell 58. Boys and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy 59. Ordinary People by Judith Guest 60. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis 61. What’s Happening to my Body? Book for Boys: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Sons by Lynda Madaras 62. Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume 63. Crazy Lady by Jane Conly 64. Athletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher 65. Fade by Robert Cormier 66. Guess What? by Mem Fox 67. The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende 68. The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline Cooney 69. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut 70. Lord of the Flies by William Golding 71. Native Son by Richard Wright 72. Women on Top: How Real Life Has Changed Women’s Fantasies by Nancy Friday 73. Curses, Hexes and Spells by Daniel Cohen 74. Jack by A.M. Homes 75. Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya 76. Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle 77. Carrie by Stephen King 78. Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume 79. On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer 80. Arizona Kid by Ron Koertge 81. Family Secrets by Norma Klein 82. Mommy Laid An Egg by Babette Cole 83. The Dead Zone by Stephen King 84. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 85. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison 86. Always Running by Luis Rodriguez 87. Private Parts by Howard Stern 88. Where’s Waldo? by Martin Hanford 89. Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene 90. Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman 91. Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett 92. Running Loose by Chris Crutcher 93. Sex Education by Jenny Davis 94. The Drowning of Stephen Jones by Bette Greene 95. Girls and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy 96. How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell 97. View from the Cherry Tree by Willo Davis Roberts 98. The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder 99. The Terrorist by Caroline Cooney 100. Jump Ship to Freedom by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier […]


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