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jahlenius 11-13-2017 04:32 PM

A Wrinkle in Time
 
I have a parent that doesn't want their child to read A Wrinkle in Time, any suggestions for a comparable chapter book she could read while we are reading Wrinkle?

ITchComputers 11-13-2017 06:33 PM

Might help to know why
 
Why does the parent not want the child to read it? If you look at others in the same genre, you might have the same objections.

My first thoughts were: The Magician's Nephew or The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe or Ella Enchanted.

jahlenius 11-14-2017 06:56 AM

A Wrinkle in Time
 
Has anyone read "When you Reach Me," would that work?

GreyhoundGirl 11-20-2017 07:54 PM

I love “The Girl with the Silver Eyes”. It’s an old book about a girl with telekinetic powers.

jahlenius 11-21-2017 04:47 PM

I’ll check it out. Thanks!

Starr 12-09-2017 04:35 PM

I loved The Girl With the Silver Eyes when I was 9 or 10.
Or maybe a book by Diana Wynne Jones? She wrote some great fantasy books that have a lot of literary/mythological references.

jahlenius 12-10-2017 04:06 PM

A Wrinkle inTime
 
Thanks, I will take a look at it. I ended up telling the parent to find a book that has the same theme. I am interested to see what she comes up with.

grace slick 03-09-2019 04:33 PM

alternative
 
elicit the parents help for this....Tell her the theme you are looking for... BTW I would avoid this book too controversial...especially the underlying theme.

jahlenius 03-10-2019 05:32 PM

A Wrinkle in Time alternative
 
Why do you feel it is too controversial?


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