When I first read A Wrinkle in Time in fifth or sixth grade, I assumed that it had been published fairly recently. I found out that I was wrong, but it stills stuns me that the novel is as old as it is. A reminder: this is A Wrinkle in Time’s fiftieth anniversary. Yeah. Not fifth. 5-0.
“Writers and actors, including award-winning novelist Rebecca Stead (When You Reach Me), R.L. Stine (Goosebumps, Fear Street), Katherine Patterson (Bridge to Terabithia) and Lois Lowry (The Giver) celebrate the Newbery Medal-winning classic. The discussion will be moderated by NYPL Children’s Librarian and Fuse #8 blogger Betsy Bird. The event will also include a special introduction by children’s book historian Leonard Marcus. Excerpts from the book with be performed by Jane Curtin (3rd Rock from the Sun) and others.”
Really, really, really wishing I could be in New York that weekend. Instead, I’ll just have to host my own reading in my apartment, in which I read aloud to my husband, myself, and possibly our neighbors (depending on how loud I can get).