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Arbuthnot, May Hill, and Zena Sutherland. Children and Books. 4th ed.

Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1972.

This survey includes reviews of several books by L'Engle in the wider context of children's literature.

Eiseman, Alberta. "Orphan's Cure."

New York Times Book Review (March 12, 1961): 30. A review of Meet the Austins.

Hektoen, Faith H. "Review." Library Journal (January 1, 1961): 385. A review of Meet the Austins.

Kingman, Lee, ed. Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books, 1956-1965. Boston: Horn Book, 1965. The article on L'Engle includes an excerpt from A Wrinkle in Time, her acceptance speech for the Newbery Medal, and a delightful biographical article by her husband, Hugh Franklin.

L'Engle, Madeleine. Trailing Clouds of Glory: Spiritual Values in Children's Literature. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1975. A discussion of the need for children's literature to provide spiritual touchstones, with excerpts from many classic children's books that L'Engle says fulfill this need.

Townsend, John Rowe. A Sense...

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