A flash of lightning, quivering ground, and, instead of her grandparents’ farm, Poly sees mist and jagged mountains — and coming toward her, a group of young men carrying spears.
Why has a time gate opened and dropped Poly into a world that existed 3,000 years ago? Will she be able to get back to the present before the time gate closes — and leaves her to face a group of people who believe in human sacrifice?
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 In Progress. Please Keep Out.
But 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?
Meg Murry can’t help but be worried when her six-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, announces there are dragons in the vegetable garden. He’s so bright, and so different from other kids, he’s getting bullied at school, and he is also strangely, seriously ill.
But Charles Wallace is right about the dragons—actually a friendly entity who has come to help Charles Wallace fight his sickness, and to take Meg and her friend Calvin O’Keefe on a terrifying, wonderful journey into galactic space—where they must battle the force of evil to save Charles Wallace, and themselves.
Meg Murry O’Keefe and her family are just sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner when her father gets a phone call from the White House about a madman’s threat of nuclear war. Only an old Irish rune seems to hold a clue to averting worldwide disaster, and when Meg’s brother Charles Wallace, now fifteen, recites it, a radiant white beast—the unicorn Gaudior—appears to join him on his quest. But there are only twenty-four hours in which to stop tragedy from occurring. Can Charles Wallace, with the help of Gaudior and Meg, possibly succeed?
Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. She claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a “tesseract,” which, if you didn’t know, is a wrinkle in time.
Meg’s father had been experimenting with time-travel when he suddenly disappeared. Will Meg, Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin outwit the forces of evil as they search through space for their father?