'Wrinkle in Time' Author Madeleine L'Engle Dies
Writer Madeleine L'Engle, 88, has died of undisclosed causes in a Connecticut nursing home. L'Engle was the author of the children's book "A Wrinkle in Time" as well as more than 50 books for adults, including fiction, poetry, plays, and memoirs.
"A Wrinkle in Time," published in 1962, won the American Library Association's Newbery Medal for best children's book. It went through more than 60 printings, was adapted for television and other media and helped establish Ms. L'Engle among the best-selling children's authors of her generation.