A Swiftly Tilting Planet

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By Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher Yearling
A Swiftly Tilting Planet
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Meg Murry OKeefe and her family are just sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner when her father gets a phone call from the White House about a madmans threat of nuclear war. Only an old Irish rune seems to hold a clue to averting worldwide disaster, and and when Megs brother Charles Wallace, now fifteen, recites it, a radiant white beastthe unicorn Gaudiorappears to join him on his quest. But there are only twentyfour hours in which to stop tragedy from occurring. Can Charles Wallace, with the help of Gaudior and Meg, possibly succeed?

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62862 words62,862 words
304 pages304 pages
Lexile 850LLexile 850L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Published 1980Published 1980

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Book ISBN:

0440401585

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