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The young unicorns / Madeleine L'Engle.

By: L'Engle, Madeleine.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Dell Pub. Co., 1980, c1968ISBN: 0440999197 (pbk.); 9780440999195 (pbk.).Subject(s): Science fiction -- Juvenile fiction | Adventure stories -- Juvenile fictionSummary: A seventeen-year-old boy, former member of a tough New York gang, a blind and talented twelve-year-old musician, the Austin family, and Canon Tallis are among the key characters who become involved in a frightening and evil scheme relying on the ability of a refined laser to give complete power over people's minds. A plot to rule New York City places the Austin family in terrifying danger. They had been standing around the lamp, looking at Emily holding it in her strong fingers, rubbing it. Certainly none of them, not even Rob, expected to hear a sepulchral voice behind them. "You called me?" They swung around.
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L566S A swiftly tilting planet / L566WI A wind in the door / L566WR A wrinkle in time / L566YO The young unicorns / L642DA Day of tears : L6664BO Boy meets boy / L666JO Journey to America.

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Reprint of the ed. published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

A seventeen-year-old boy, former member of a tough New York gang, a blind and talented twelve-year-old musician, the Austin family, and Canon Tallis are among the key characters who become involved in a frightening and evil scheme relying on the ability of a refined laser to give complete power over people's minds. A plot to rule New York City places the Austin family in terrifying danger. They had been standing around the lamp, looking at Emily holding it in her strong fingers, rubbing it. Certainly none of them, not even Rob, expected to hear a sepulchral voice behind them. "You called me?" They swung around.

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Author Madeleine L'Engle was born in New York City on November 29, 1918. She graduated from Smith College. She is best known for A Wrinkle in Time (1962), which won the 1963 Newbery Medal for best American children's book. While many of her novels blend science fiction and fantasy, she has also written a series of autobiographical books, including Two Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage, which deals with the illness and death of her husband, soap opera actor Hugh Franklin. In 2004, she received a National Humanities Medal from President George W. Bush. She died on September 6, 2007 of natural causes. <p> Since 1976, Wheaton College in Illinois has maintained a special collection of L'Engle's papers, and a variety of other materials, dating back to 1919. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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