Austin Family

In this award-winning young adult series from Madeleine L’Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time, Vicky Austin experiences the difficulties and joys of growing up. She encounters love for the first time, but also experiences grief. The penultimate book in the series, A Ring of Endless Light, received the Newbery Honor.

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Meet the Austins
Meet the Austins

Austin Family

Madeleine L'Engle

FSG Books for Young Readers

For a family with four kids, two dogs, assorted cats, and a constant stream of family and friends dropping by, life in the Austin family home has always been remarkably steady and contented....

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The Moon by Night
The Moon by Night

Austin Family

Madeleine L'Engle

FSG Books for Young Readers

"The Austin family spends the summer on a cross-country camping trip...Vicky, now 'almost 15,' tells the story, and the reader feels a strong personal identification with the thoughts and emotions of this age group through her story." --School Library Journal

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A Ring of Endless Light
A Ring of Endless Light

Austin Family

Madeleine L'Engle

FSG Books for Young Readers

"This wasn't the first time that I'd come close to death, but it was the first time I'd been involved in this part of it, this strange, terrible saying goodbye to someone you've loved."These...

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Troubling a Star
Troubling a Star

Austin Family

Madeleine L'Engle

FSG Books for Young Readers

Vicky Austin returns in this "sensitive, well-written story of a young girl who unwittingly becomes involved in high-risk political and ecological intrigue, set against the starkly beautiful background of Antarctica. . .Perfectly seasoned with just the right amount of everything. . .L'Engle is a master." -Pointer, Kirkus Reviews

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The Young Unicorns
The Young Unicorns

Austin Family

Madeleine L'Engle

FSG Books for Young Readers

"A first-rate suspense story, complete with missing formulae, Oriental scientists, unnecessary brain operations, cryptic telegrams and an unforgettable scene in which a bishop sits enthroned in jeweled splendor in a dank, abandoned subway station issuing orders to a street gang." --The Washington Post Book World

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