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The Reason Publishers Rejected A Wrinkle in Time Is the Same Reason That Ava DuVernay Is Making the Movie

Madeline L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time was rejected by 26 different publishers when she first began shopping the book around in the early ‘60s. There were many reasons given: too complicated, too adult, and no one reads books with young female leads. Now, 55 years later, Ava DuVernay’s live-action adaptation of the book…