November 11, 2008

Trivia Tuesday: A Wrinkle in Time

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Wrinkle_in_timeI'm moving this weekend, and as I was sorting and packing books the other day, I came across a book in my collection that I had forgotten all about. The book was A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle.

A Wrinkle in Time is a Newbery award-winning sci-fi book that starts on an ominous "dark and stormy night," when the strange Mrs. Whatsit visits the Murrays' house with information about Meg's missing scientist father. Ultimately, this visit leads to Meg, her younger brother (Charles Wallace), and her classmate (Calvin) going off with Mrs. Whatsit to rescue Meg's father.

But when Mrs. Whatsit first shows up at the Murrays' house, the immediate thing she has to tell Meg's mother is, "There is such a thing as a tesseract."

So, my question for you is: In A Wrinkle in Time, what is a tesseract?

— Carly H., STACKS Staffer

  1. shelby

    a tesseract is the fifth dimension. when you add it to the other 4 dimensions, it allows you to travel through space. It is the quickest way to get from one point to another.

  2. Yaelita

    I am not sure what a tesseract is but I am going to try to find this book cause it sounds interesting!

  3. Genesis

    A Wrinkle In Time is great book!!! I read the book and it’s so cool how Meg and everybody else save her brother Charles from IT and how they her dad.This is really a great book.

  4. Iyuna

    um yes i loved the story but i dont actually know what is but ill guess ill try to figure out what it than i would come back on here and make anothr comment and tell you what it is even though you alredy know but you asked a question right so its my time to answer it.oh but heres what i think it is….something that has something to do with your reactions.!!!!!!

  5. rhonda

    It has been awhile since I read it, but I believe it is a lapse in time that allows one to travel into another time or space. It is a GREAT BOOK!

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