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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Troubling a Star
Troubling a Star

Austin Family (Volume 5)

Madeleine L'Engle

Square Fish

The Austins have settled back into their beloved home in the country after more than a year away. Though they had all missed the predictability and security of life in Thornhill, Vicky Austin...

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A Ring of Endless Light
A Ring of Endless Light

Austin Family (Volume 4)

Madeleine L'Engle

Square Fish

After a tumultuous year in New York City, the Austins are spending the summer on the small island where their grandfather lives. He’s very sick, and watching his condition deteriorate...

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The Young Unicorns
The Young Unicorns

Austin Family (Volume 3)

Madeleine L'Engle

Square Fish

The Austins are trying to settle into their new life in New York City, but their once close-knit family is pulling away from each other. Their father spends long hours alone in his study working...

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The Moon by Night
The Moon by Night

Austin Family (Volume 2)

Madeleine L'Engle

Square Fish

As if simply being fourteen-years-old weren’t bad enough—what with the usual teenage angst and uncertainty, Vicky Austin’s always comforting and reliable home life is changing...

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Meet the Austins
Meet the Austins

Austin Family (Volume 1)

Madeleine L'Engle

Square Fish

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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