When You Reach Me
by Rebecca Stead
When You Reach Me Resources
Check out author Rebecca Stead's awesome website – plenty of fun graphics.
Want to keep up to date with the author? Check out her blogspot blog. She updates it frequently with stories about her travels and cool links to follow.
Movie or TV Productions
Look for a version coming to the big screen.
Articles and Intervies
Read the news story that inspired Stead's time-travelling plot.
A short interview with the author about her book
Want more? Here's another interview with Rebecca Stead.
A short book review of When You Reach Me
A cool article by Rebecca Stead on the phenomenon known as "Tweens"
An article on Stead winning the Newberry Medal
Physicist Stephen Hawking explains how one might go about building a time machine.
This 1931 essay by the great Albert Einstein wrote ties in nicely to When You Reach Me, saying "The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious." We think Rebecca Stead would approve.
The author talks about her novel.
Want to see what the Winner's Circle is really like?
How does Einstein's theory of relativity really work? Click here to find out.
Listen to the famous physicist Stephen Hawking talk about his ideas on time travel.
Listen to top physicists and academics explain Einstein's famous equation.
Here's a public radio episode of Speaking of Faith on Albert Einstein's views of the social world from Krista Tippet.
Purchase and download the Audiobook from Random House Audio
This is the cover of the first edition of A Wrinkle in Time. This is the copy that Miranda gets for Christmas.
A picture of the author with some of her young fans.
This is Rebecca Stead's signature when she was in 6th grade, the same age as Miranda.
Reading this great time-traveling adventure will help you to better understand When You Reach Me and all of it's comments about landing in a broccoli patch.
Can't get enough wacky thinking about time and space? Check out Alan Lightman.