When You Reach Me

Gorgeous YA book about a 12 year old girl who clutches A Wrinkle in Time as she cruises through NYC with her lifelong friend Sal, who abruptly dumps her so he can get other pals. Miranda helps her mom prepare for a stint on the game show $21,000 pyramid (she wins!), encounters evidence of time travel (notes from a guy who travels back to save Sal from being hit by a truck), works with friends at Jimmy’s sub shop over the lunch break in exchange for free sandwiches, and survives a winter in Manhattan in the 1970s.