This book is called, ‘A WRINKLE IN TIME’, written by Madeleine L’engle. It is about a girl named Meg Murry who is not considered very bright at school but is in fact very clever at Math. Her father and mother are scientists. However, Meg’s father has been away for many years now. Meg has a younger brother who is also considered to be dumb by other people but is actually quite a smart person at home. He is mentally extraordinary as he can read Meg and her mother’s mind. His name is Charles Wallace. One day, Charles Wallace makes friends with a group of three ladies who are magical creatures. Their names are Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which. They have all once given the world light at night. Whatsit is the youngest of the three. The three old ladies take Meg, Charles Wallace and their acquaintance, Calvin O’Keefe, on a perilous journey through space. Miraculously, they get to places very quickly because they wrinkle or in other words, tesseract. A tesseract is the fifth dimension and makes it easier to travel in space as you don’t need to go the long way around. Meg figures this out easily as she is a Maths Wizard and also figures out that this tesseract is somehow connected to the cause for her father going missing. The three old ladies take Meg and her friends to try and save her father. They reach a place called Camazotz where the three old ladies leave Meg, Calvin and Charles on their own with some special blessings. Camazotz is a place where everything is in perfect order and everyone is doing things in unison. Meg, Calvin and Charles figure out that Meg and Charles’ father is here somewhere. In the Central building, a very dangerous person or brain sits who controls everything but is evil. His name is IT. Charles is so over-confident that he is drawn into a person controlled by IT and becomes part of IT. Meg and Calvin use their talents to follow Charles and find Meg’s father. Meg frees him with the use of Mrs. Who’s blessings and Meg, Calvin and father tesseract to another place. In the process of tesseracting, Meg falls a little bit ill and starts to argue with her father’s good intentions. The three get rescued by some beasts who are kind (thankfully) and a beast named Aunt Beast cures Meg. The three old ladies come back and tell Meg that she is the one who has to go and rescue Charles Wallace from the power of IT. She is told that she has something that IT doesn’t. But, Meg doesn’t know what it is. When she reaches Charles, there is a big change in Charles as he is no longer sweet- he is now rude, cold-hearted and selfish. Meg thinks hard and finally, after a lot of thinking, figures out that she has love for Charles while IT doesn’t; IT wants to rule over people in order to gain power and not to help them. Meg loves Charles and Charles breaks the trance he is in. Meg and Charles get tesseracted back to where their father and Calvin are. Meg, Charles, Calvin and father all go home finally and the Murry family reunite. Everything goes well!
- Who was the chirpy person in the cave?
- What was the cold thing that made Meg sick called?
- Meg’s father’s name is…?
- Where did Meg, Charles, Calvin and father land?
- Meg and Calvin support and show their love for each other by?
- Charles has to conquer being over-confident and having a lot of pride when praised. True or False?
- Meg has a Bunny named Carrots. True or False?
I WOULD RATE THIS BOOK A 8 OUT OF 10 RATING!
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