Publication Date: January 1, 1962
Reading Level: Lexile Measure 740L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level W
Interest Level: Grades 5 - 8
Major Awards: 1963 Newbery Medal Winner
Number of Pages: 228 pages
Approximate Word Count: 78,080 words -- The average reader will spend 5 hours and 12 minutes reading A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) at 250 words per minute.*
Audible Book Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
Book Themes: Power of Love, Value of Individuality, Good vs Evil
Genre: Children's Literature, Fantasy, Quest
Setting: Planets of Earth, Uriel, the Happy Medium planet, Camazotz, and Ixchel
Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You're given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself.
First Line: It was a dark and stormy night.
Point of View: Third Person (Limited Omniscient)
*Estimate from Reading Length