Lit rec #136: These early literary attempts did not translate into academic success at the New York City private school where she was enrolled. A shy, clumsy child, she was branded as stupid by some of her teachers. Unable to please them, she retreated into her own world of books and writing. Her parents often disagreed about how to raise her…(1962)

26 rejections by publishers. Borne from reading about quantum physics. A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L’Engle

Madeleine-LEngle

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