Born: 29 November 1918
Died: 6 September 2007
Birthplace: New York, New York
Best known as: The author of A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle won the Newbery Medal for children's literature in 1963 for her novel A Wrinkle in Time, a story of trans-dimensional derring-do. She wrote several other novels for children, many of which involved the same cast of characters in science-based, philosophical adventures.
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