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A swiftly tilting planet
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Series:
Time quintet volume 3.
Published:
New York, N.Y. : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
278 pages ; 22 cm
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 10
Lexile measure:
850L
Rating:
Interest age level : Ages 11 and up.
Status:
Antioch Middle - Teen Fiction
F LEN
Dan Mills Elementary - Kids Fiction
F L'EN
Eakin Elementary - Kids Fiction
F LEN
Description
In A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'Engle, a companion to the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time and A Wind in the Door , fifteen-year-old Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a perilous journey through time in a desperate attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the mad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone in their quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg--grown and expecting her first child, but still able to enter her brother's thoughts and emotions by "kything"--goes with him in spirit. Charles Wallace must face the ultimate test of his faith and his will as he is sent within fourpeople from another time, there to search for a way to avert the tragedy threatening them all.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780374373627, 0374373620, 9780440401582, 0440401585, 9780312368562, 0312368569, 9780440901587, 0440901588, 9781439518175, 1439518173, 9780312368609, 0312368607
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.2, 10 Points
Lexile measure:
850

Notes

Description
In this volume, fifteen-year-old Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a perilous journey through time in a desperate attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the mad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone in their quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg, grown and expecting her first child, but still able to enter her brother's thoughts and emotions by "kything", goes with him in spirit. Charles Wallace must face the ultimate test of his faith and his will as he is sent within four people from another time, there to search for a way to avert the tragedy threatening them all.
Target Audience
Interest age level : Ages 11 and up.
Target Audience
Young Adult.
Target Audience
850,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader,5.2.
Study Program Information
Reading Counts!,6.4.
Awards
National Book Award winner, children's books (paperback), 1980.
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APA Citation (style guide)

L'Engle, M. (1978). A swiftly tilting planet. New York, N.Y.: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

L'Engle, Madeleine. 1978. A Swiftly Tilting Planet. New York, N.Y.: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

L'Engle, Madeleine, A Swiftly Tilting Planet. New York, N.Y.: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978.

MLA Citation (style guide)

L'Engle, Madeleine. A Swiftly Tilting Planet. New York, N.Y.: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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