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Madeleine L'Engle

Kenneth S. Lewis

Madeleine L'Engle (1918–2007) was the author of more than 45 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; and A Swiftly Tilting Planet, winner of the American Book Award. L'Engle was named the 1998 recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award, honoring her lifetime contribution to writing for teens.


Author Bookshelf

A Cry Like a Bell

By: Madeleine L'Engle

A House Like a Lotus

By: Madeleine L'Engle

When sixteen-year-old Polly O'Keefe journeys to Athens, she feels confused and betrayed.



The past eight months at home were different from any other time in her life. She met the brilliant, wealthy Maximiliana...



An Acceptable Time

By: Madeleine L'Engle

A flash of lightning, quivering ground, and, instead of her grandparents' farm, Polly sees mist and jagged mountains -- and coming toward her, a group of young men carrying spears.

Why has a time gate opened and dropped...


And Both Were Young

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Flip doesn't think shell ever fit in at the Swiss boarding school.  Besides being homesick for her father and Connecticut, she isn't sophisticated like the other girls, and discussions about boys leave her tongue-tied.  Her...

And It Was Good

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Book #1 of The Genesis Trilogy. This special reissue of a classic work of spirituality from the author of A Wrinkle in Time offers life-transforming insights on the rich heritage of the Bible and shows how the characters...

A Stone for a Pillow

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Book #2 of The Genesis Trilogy. This special reissue of a classic work of spirituality from the author of A Wrinkle in Time offers life-transforming insights on the rich heritage of the Bible and shows how the characters...


A Swiftly Tilting Planet

By: Madeleine L'Engle

In this companion volume to A Wrinkle In  Time (Newbery Award winner) 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...

A Wind in the Door

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Meg Murry can't help but be worried when her six-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, announces there are dragons in the vegetable garden. He's so bright, and so different from other kids, he's getting bullied at school, and he is...

A Wrinkle in Time

By: Madeleine L'Engle

This special edition of A Wrinkle in Time includes a new essay that explores the science behind the fantasy.Rediscover one of the most beloved children's books of all time: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle:Meg...


Camilla

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Life had always been easy for fifteen-year-old Camilla Dickinson.  But now her parents, whom she had always loved and trusted, are behaving like strangers to each other and vying for her allegiance.  Camilla is...

Many Waters

By: Madeleine L'Engle

A touch of computer keys, a blast of heat, and suddenly the Murry twins, Sandy and Dennys, are gasping in a shimmering desert land.  If only the brothers had normal parents, not a scientist mother and a father who experiments with space and time travel.  If...

Penguins and Golden Calves

By: Madeleine L'engle with foreword by Leif Enger

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 beauty of the continent led...


Sold into Egypt

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Book #3 of the Genesis Trilogy. This special reissue of a classic work of spirituality from the author of A Wrinkle in Time offers life-transforming insights on the rich heritage of the Bible and shows how the characters...

The Arm of the Starfish

By: Madeleine L'Engle

When Adam Eddington, a gifted marine biology  student, makes the acquaintance of blond and beautiful  Kali Cutter at Kennedy International Airport on  his way to Portugal to spend the summer...

The Genesis Trilogy

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Three classic titles now in one volume!

The Genesis Trilogy has long been awaited by fans of Madeleine L?Engle, who have expressed a desire to have all three of the authors books on Genesis in one...


The Ordering of Love

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Praise for The Ordering of Love
By Madeleine L’Engle

“In a brilliant marriage of myth and manner, histories sacred and profane, prayers of petition and of praise, these poems both articulate and illumine the trouble in the gap in which we live–the gap between human...


The Rock That Is Higher

By: Madeleine L'Engle

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 as we turn a corner, and suddenly there is a strange, sweet familiarity that vanishes...

The Weather of the Heart

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Madeleine L'Engle bids us, in her own words, to "sit at sacrament" with her "across a strange and distant table." It is a paschal event, a meal of rememberence.

Where her own hurt is...


Walking on Water

By: Madeleine L'Engle
Preface by: Sara Zarr

In this classic book, Madeleine L'Engle addresses the questions, What does it mean to be a Christian artist? and What is the relationship between faith and art? Through L'Engle's beautiful and insightful...

Dragons in the Waters

By: Madeleine L'Engle

Thirteen-year-old Simon Renier has no idea when he boards the M.S. Orion with his cousin Forsyth Phair that their journey to Venezuela will be a dangerous one. His original plan―to return a family heirloom,...