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Intergalactic P.S. 3

Intergalactic P.S. 3

A Wrinkle in Time Story

Written by Madeleine L'Engle; illustrated by Hope Larson

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)


Visit the world of A Wrinkle in Time in this new standalone story!

This standalone chapter book gives young readers the perfect entry into the world of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, and lifelong fans of the Time Quintet will recognize characters and settings from A Wind in the Door, the second book in the beloved series. Thoughtful, adventurous, and unique, Intergalactic P.S. 3 is a stunning story of the power of love to span the universe.

Charles Wallace Murry is old enough to start school, but his sister, Meg, and their friend Calvin know he isn’t cut out for school on Earth—Meg worries that he’ll be more misunderstood than ever. Luckily, with the help of the three celestial creatures Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who, and Mrs Which, there is another place where Charles Wallace can get his education: Intergalactic P.S. 3, a public school in a completely different galaxy. The three children travel through time and space to reach the school, but for them all to make it home safely, Meg must undergo a test that will challenge her inner strength, her perspective, and her ability to protect the ones she loves.


It started at the dinner table.

It was the Tuesday night after Labor Day. Wind and rain beat about the house as they often seemed to do the night before the start of school.—The weather feels the way I do about school...

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Written by Madeleine L'Engle; illustrated by Hope Larson

Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) was the author of many acclaimed books for children and adults, including novels, collections of essays, plays, and poetry. She was perhaps best known for A Wrinkle in Time and the Time Quintet among her other children's books. She was also the author of several books featuring the Austin family, including the Newbery Honor Book A Ring of Endless Light.

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Photo by Sigrid Estrada
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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