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The 13-year-old actress is set to star in Ava DuVernay's upcoming Disney adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time."
More than recalling the plot, I have always remembered the feeling I had while reading A Wrinkle in Time: a sense of wonder, fascination, and warmth. All that came flooding back through me as I read it for the second time a few days ago.
How many of us (myself included) have sat with a car engine running, a few blocks away from "home" reading emails and trying to avoid going home at all? How many of us feel more intimate with email and Internet colleagues we "know" at a safe distance?
Whether you fell asleep at night clutching a copy of Ramona Quimby or Gone With The Wind, the books we read as kids shape the women we become -- sometimes in complicated ways.
Saturday, February 11th featured a remarkable event, New York City's Symphony Space's A Wrinkle in Time 50th Anniversary Event. The place was packed with a lovely range of kids, parents, and adult admirers of the book.
Stephanie Cowell writes lush and compelling fictional portraits of the world's greatest artists, writers, and composers: their struggles, their liaisons, their failures and successes.