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Reading Lunch Bunch 3rd-5th Grades
Reading Lunch Bunch 3rd-5th Grades
Mary Carpenter
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Reading Lunch Bunch

Our first meeting is September 12th - during lunch


Every Thursday during each lunch period, we will be reading and talking about a variety of books. Our first book has a lot of science fiction with a dash of science and young love thrown in for good measure. You're gonna love it! We are going to make some great lunch memories at CSES Library! COME JOIN US! Readers will be Ms. Lovelace, Ms. Reid (Scholars), Ms. Roberts (Fourth), and Ms. Nolan (Third Grade). Guest Readers will include: Mrs. Carpenter, Mrs. Evans (Fifth Grade), Mrs. Stacey, or Ms. Nash!

****** A WRINKLE IN TIME ****** 


Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, made into a major motion picture from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling in 2018.

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.

"Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract."

A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.

A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal. It is the first book in The Time Quintet, which consists of A Wrinkle in TimeA Wind in the DoorA Swiftly Tilting PlanetMany Waters, and An Acceptable Time.