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Madeleine L'Engle


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Madeleine L'Engle was the author of more than sixty 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. L'Engle was named the 1998 recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards award, honoring her lifetime contribution in writing for teens.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Children's Fiction, Inspirational, Literary Fiction, Historical
 
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Short stories
Poor Little Saturday (1956)


Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (1981) : A Ring of Endless Light
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement winner (1997)


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Madeleine L'Engle recommends
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As We Are Now (1973)
May Sarton
"I shared the anger and the righteous indignation which I felt behind every line."
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Midnight Blue (1990)
Pauline Fisk
"One of the most exciting fantasies I've read in a long time."
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The Dream of the Stone (1993)
Christina Askounis
"Christina Askounis has written a fantasy with a depth and richness seldom found in a novel for young readers."
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Tree Girl (2001)
T A Barron
"Tree Girl will surely delight its readers. As in all T. A. Barron's books, there is a great deal of wisdom and humor - and an unforgettable hero."

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