I read this book 21 years ago. The main points I remember from the book are a maze that transports you to the past: in the present the maze is chalk I think, and in the past it's a full hedge maze. Also there was a baby carriage that travels being chased by a girl, and an old woman who offered candy but the candy was all melted together. There are a couple of other books I can't remember but I'll only do one at a time.
A book I read as a teen: maze that transports you to the past, girl chasing baby carriage
Can you remember any more details? Was it written in English? Novel or short story? When did you read it (i.e. when were you a teen)? What did the cover look like? How did it end?– Rand al'Thor ♦Nov 4, 2015 at 11:44
1It was a full book I believe... But this was 21 years ago... The only other thing I can remember is in the present the maze is chalk I think and in the past its a full hedge maze... Sorry for lack of detail– Stephen JohnsonNov 4, 2015 at 11:57
Are you sure this isn't the movie Labyrinth?– GaiusNov 4, 2015 at 12:18
2@StephenJohnson Excellent, thanks! The chalk/hedge detail was enough for me to find it.– Rand al'Thor ♦Nov 4, 2015 at 12:22
This sounds like the 1989 novel Mazemaker by Catherine Dexter.
Someone else has asked a similar question here, which is how I found the book. Quoting from the reviews here (emphasis mine):
Winnie and her friend Harry have only the city schoolyard to hang out in, with its broken glass and graffiti-covered walls. But one day a cat they've found runs through a spray-painted maze they discover--and disappears. Winnie, too, runs the maze, which transports her through time to 1889, and delivers her into the hands of a deranged woman, Mrs. Minot, who is determined to use the maze's power for herself. Winnie learns of others who have disappeared; if she is to find her own way home, she must prevent Mrs. Minot from altering time. While not as chilling as Dexter's Oracle Doll , Mazemaker is still riveting, with likable characters in Winnie, Harry and Lily. The ending, if plausible, is a little too easy, but overall the book is a worthwhile read. Ages 10-14.
When Winnie finds a large, intricate maze spray-painted on a deserted playground, she can't resist trying to negotiate it. As she triumphantly reaches the center, she finds herself transported 100 years into the past, but on the same spot--in the center of an overgrown but still discernible hedge maze.