The Joys of Love

Madeleine L'Engle; Introduction by Léna Roy; Read by Maggi-Meg Reed

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This moving and romantic coming-of-age story was written during the 1940s. As revealed in an introduction by the author’s granddaughter Léna Roy, the protagonist Elizabeth is close to an autobiographical portrait of
L’Engle herself as a young woman—“vibrant, vulnerable, and yearning for love and all that life has to offer.”

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JOYS OF LOVE
Act I FRIDAYTHE SUMMER THEATRE was on a pier that jutted off from the boardwalk over the sand. Sometimes when there was a storm and the tide was unusually high the actors could hear the soft swish of water underneath the stage; and the assistant stage manager, one of whose duties was to sweep the stage, was always in a rage at the sand which blew up between the floorboards and through the canvas floorcloth so that ten minutes after he had swept there would be a soft white dust over everything.On the warm summer nights after the curtain had come down on the evening's performance,

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Listen to an audiobook excerpt of the young adult novel The Joys of Love by Madeleine L'Engle, read by actress Maggi-Meg Reed--a moving, romantic coming-of-age story. Learn more about the YA book The Joys of Love at http://us.macmillan.com/thejoysoflove/MadeleineLEngle Read more about Newbery Medal-winning author Madeleine L'Engle at http://us.macmillan.com/author/madeleinelengle Learn more about audiobook narrator Maggi-Meg Reed at http://us.macmillan.com/author/maggimegreed

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Madeleine L'Engle; Introduction by Léna Roy; Read by Maggi-Meg Reed

MADELEINE L’ENGLE is the author of many books for children and adults. She is perhaps best known for the Time Quintet, especially A Wrinkle in Time, which won a Newbery Medal, and her books featuring the Austin Family, including the Newbery Honor Book A Ring of Endless Light. She lives in Connecticut.

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The Joys of Love
Madeleine L'Engle; Introduction by Léna Roy; Read by Maggi-Meg Reed

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Unabridged Digital Audio

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Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners
April 2008
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427204653
ISBN10: 1427204659
Young Adult FictionAudio Run Time: 7:00
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 and up
$14.99

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Hardcover
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
April 2008
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780374338701
ISBN10: 0374338701
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 272 pages, Introduction
Age Range: 12 and up
Grade Range: 7 and up Information for Librarians

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Lexile: 770LL
AR Quiz Number: 122164
AR Points: 10

$16.95

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Trade Paperback
Square Fish
June 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781250004826
ISBN10: 1250004829
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 288 pages
Age Range: 12 and up
Grade Range: 7 and up
$9.99

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
April 2008
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429965125
ISBN10: 1429965126
Young Adult Fiction272 pages, Introduction
Age Range: 12 and up
Grade Range: 7 and up
$7.12
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