Kristen Kittscher is a Pasadena-based writer. Her first middle grade debut, the mystery/comedy The Wig in the Window, comes out from HarperCollins in June 2013. You can find her online at www.kristenkittscher.com.
Tesser Well: Rebecca Stead’s “When You Reach Me”
IN 1979, A SHY 11-YEAR-OLD brought her well-worn copy of A Wrinkle in Time to a Manhattan bookstore for Madeline L’...