Madeleine L’Engle, 1918-2007

Books, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

A Wrinkle in Time book coverMadeleine L'Engle

Publisher’s Weekly is reporting that Madeleine L’Engle, the author of children’s fantasy classics such as the 1963 Newbery Medal-winning “A Wrinkle in Time” and other books in the Time Quintet, has died at the age of 88. She leaves a legacy of weaving modern scientific notions (tesseracts, DNA) into kidlit and capturing the imagination of untold millions.

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