There’s a few good wrinkles in this book

Kids’ corner - January 2005

 
 

There’s a few good wrinkles in this book I like A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle because I love fantasy books. The main characters are Meg and her brother, Charles Wallace, their dad and mom, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, Mrs. Witch and Calvin.

Meg’s and Charles’ dad is missing and they have to find him. First, they meet Calvin, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Witch. Mrs. Whatsit tells the kids they can help find Meg’s dad, so they tesser (which means to travel faster than the speed of light in the fifth dimension) onto an evil planet called Camozots.

They walk into a big building in the center of town and see a man with red eyes who is mind-controlling Charles Wallace. While under the mind control, Charles Wallace leads Meg and Calvin to their dad. Then Meg rescues their dad and follows Charles Wallace to IT. IT tries to mind-control all their minds but Meg’s dad tessers just in time.

Now they are on a planet with huge furry creatures. They rest there and then they send Meg back to save Charles. Meg uses the power of love to free Charles Wallace. When they get home, their family is so happy to see them again.

Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Witch say goodbye but, while in the middle of a sentence, they disappear. Alexander Valavanis, 9, Skokie

An exciting Amazon adventure I like Afternoon on the Amazon by Mary Pope Osborne because when Jack and Annie are in the water, they see a crocodile. If I was there, I would be scared out of my wits. 

When Jack grabs a vine, it turns out to be a snake. The monkey is throwing mangoes at Jack and Annie. The monkey is trying to help them figure out what the M thing is.  

They follow the monkey. Annie is petting the baby jaguar and the mom jaguar comes running after them. They follow Peanut the mouse to the tree house and go home. The next day they come back. This time, Jack and Annie are in trouble because flesh-eating army ants are getting closer to Jack and Annie. Zackary Valavanis, 7, Skokie

 
 





 
 
 
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