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Madeleine L'Engle
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Madeleine L'Engle was the author of more than forty-five books for all ages, among them the beloved A Wrinkle in Time, awarded the Newbery Medal; A Ring of Endless Light, a Newbery Honor Book; A Swiftly Tilting Planet, winner of the American Book Award; and the Austin family series of which Troubling a Star is the fifth book. L'Engle was named the 1998 recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards award, honoring her lifetime contribution in writing for teens.

Ms. L'Engle was born in 1918 in New York City, late in her parents' lives,an only child growing up in an adult world. Her... Read More

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A Cry Like a Bell

Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Shaw Books
On Sale: March 7, 2000
Price: $8.99

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The Genesis Trilogy
And It Was Good, A Stone for a Pillow, Sold into Egypt
Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Shaw Books
On Sale: April 17, 2001
Price: $23.99

Random House, Inc. is pleased to report that Madeleine L'Engle has been named one of the recepients of the 2004 National Humanities Medals.

The Genesis Trilogy combines all three of L'Engle's books on Genesis into one volume. Book 1 of the trilogy, And It Was Good, speaks especially to those captivated... Read more >

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The Ordering of Love
The New and Collected Poems of Madeleine L'Engle
Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: Shaw Books
On Sale: March 15, 2005
Price: $17.99

Random House, Inc. is pleased to report that Madeleine L'Engle has been named one of the recepients of the 2004 National Humanities Medals.

“Poetry, at least the kind I write, is written out of immediate need; it is written out of pain, joy, and experience too great to be borne until... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Ordering of Love
The New and Collected Poems of Madeleine L'Engle
Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Penguins and Golden Calves
Icons and Idols in Antarctica and Other Unexpected Places
Written by Madeleine L'Engle
Foreword by Leif Enger


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Shaw Books
On Sale: March 7, 2000
Price: $14.99

Random House, Inc. is pleased to report that Madeleine L'Engle has been named one of the recepients of the 2004 National Humanities Medals.

Despite protests and warnings from friends and family, author Madeleine L’Engle, at the age of seventy-four, embarked on a rafting trip to Antarctica. Her journey through the startling... Read more >

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The Rock That Is Higher
Story as Truth
Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Shaw Books
On Sale: March 19, 2002
Price: $14.99

Random House, Inc. is pleased to report that Madeleine L'Engle has been named one of the recepients of the 2004 National Humanities Medals.

We are all strangers in a strange land, longing for home, but not quite knowing what or where home is. We glimpse it sometimes in our dreams, or... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Ordering of Love

Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Shaw Books
On Sale: March 15, 2005
Price: $20.99

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Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Exam Copy
The Rock That Is Higher

Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: March 19, 2002
Price: $16.99

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Also available as a hardcover.

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Walking on Water
Reflections on Faith and Art
Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: April 17, 2001
Price: $18.99

In this classic book, Madeleine L'Engle addresses the questions, What makes art Christian? What does it mean to be a Christian artist? What is the relationship between faith and art? Through L'Engle's beautiful and insightful essay, readers will find themselves called to what the author views as the prime tasks of... Read more >

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The Weather of the Heart

Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Shaw Books
On Sale: March 7, 2000
Price: $10.99

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A Winter's Love

Written by Madeleine L'Engle


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Shaw Books
On Sale: March 7, 2000
Price: $15.99

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