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A Wrinkle in Time and When You Reach Me

Resources for those studying A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle or When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Fact, Fiction, and the Books of Madeleine L'Engle

This profile of Madeleine L'Engle in The New Yorker (April 12, 2004) does more than provide biographical information about the author and an overview of A Wrinkle in Time. It gives readers a glimpse of the author's personality as she is described playing Scrabble with the daughter of the profile's author.

'A Wrinkle in Time' and Its Sci-Fi Heroine

This essay analyzes A Wrinkle in Time and it's impact on female readers and the science fiction genre.

Top 100 Children's Novels #2: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

This School Library Journal Blog shows the different covers A Wrinkle in Time has had throughout the years. There are video clips from a 50th Anniversary celebration, quotes about the book's impact on various people and quotes from L'Engle's Newberry Award speech and an article she wrote for Children’s Literature.

A Wrinkle in Time: Resources for Teachers

Free resources for teachers including worksheets, a chapter by chapter guide and a curriculum guide aligned to 6th grade common core standards.

Washington Post obituary for Madeleine L'Engle includes biographical details and information on her writing.

Unwrapping a tesseract (4d cube aka hypercube)

This short YouTube video unwraps a tesseract and is useful for helping readers grasp the concept of a 4th dimension.

Madeleine L'Engle returns to Newbery medal, thanks to A Wrinkle in Time

An article in The Guardian describing the connection between A Wrinkle in Time and When You Reach Me following the announcement that* When You Reach Me* won the 2010 Newbery Award.

When You Reach Me

This student-made prezi provides an overview of the characters and plot of When You Reach Me.

When You Reach Me - Reading Guide - Book Club Discussion Questions - LitLovers

This site provides book club information for *When You Reach Me *including author bio, book reviews and discussion questions.

This 16 page teacher's guide (in .pdf format) for When You Reach Me includes thematic connection discussion questions for topics such as bullying and self-identity; a section on connecting with A Wrinkle in Time and curriculum connections for subject areas such as social studies and science.

$10,000 Pyramid

Instructions for playing a pyramid game similar to the one in When You Reach Me.

Trivia and factoids for When You Reach Me. These would be good questions for a game or a quiz.