Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
It's time for a new generation to share the adventure! Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of A Wrinkle in Time!
An introduction by Madeleine L'Engle's granddaughter, Charlotte Jones Voiklis, followed by a slide show of A Wrinkle in Time jackets, photographs of Madeleine L'Engle, and readings by the author.
A reading of A Wrinkle in Time by Emmy award-winning actress Jane Curtin (of the television shows Saturday Night Live and 3rd Rock from the Sun). 10:24
A scene performance by students from the Brunswick School and Greenwich Academy of Greenwich, CT. (11:06)
Closing remarks provided by children's book historian and author, Leonard Marcus, followed by a slide show featuring images related to A Wrinkle in Time's Newbery Medal and a reading from the book by Madeleine L'Engle. (7:20)
Interviews with members of the L'Engle family, participants in the author panel, and other event attendees. (8:53)
A book discussion featuring Lois Lowry, author of The Giver; Katherine Paterson, author of A Bridge to Terabithia; Rebecca Stead, author of When You Reach Me; and R. L. Stine, author of the Goosebumps series. Moderated by librarian Betsy Bird. (35:45)
A welcome to the A Wrinkle in Time 50th Anniversary Celebration from Betsy Bird of the New York Public Library, followed by A Wrinkle in Time book trailer. (2:37)
February 11, 2012 Symphony Space New York City