High schooler Meg Murry is a social misfit who lives with her mother, twin brothers, Dennys and Sandys, and genious 4 year old Charles Wallce. Although she has a high IQ, Meg gets poor grades at school, fights with other students, and is constently in trouble.
Mr.Murry has been missing for years, following an attempt to tesser, by traveling through a wrinkle in time space continuum.
Three strange creatures, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Whitch take Meg, Calvin, and Charles Wallace to several different planets by tessering. They show the children the evil force threatening Earth and bring them to the planet Camazotz, where The Black Thing has imprisoned Mr. Murry.
Meg, Calvin, and Charles Wallace find Mr. Murry, who is trapped by The Black Thing, represented on this planet by IT. Meg manages to free her father, but looses Charles Wallace to IT.
Meg returns tto Camazotz alone, and uses her love for Charles Wallace to break his connection with IT
I LOVE YOU CHARLES!
Meg, Calvin, and Charles Wallace safely tesser back to Earth with their father.