Madeleine L'Engle, most famous for writing A Wrinkle in Time, passed away today at 88.
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I absolutely loved A Wrinkle in Time when I was 9 years old or so. It was great in every way a book could be great. Honestly, I haven't re-read it since, though I do stare at the cover when in the children's section contemplating picking it up, so I have no idea how it would hold up today, but it didn't get any better at the time. And, for all the authors who read this blog, she too says A Wrinkle in Time was rejected many times before finding a publisher in 1962.
Thank you, Ms. L'Engle, for not giving up because of the rejections.