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Cynthia Voigt

Author of Dicey's Song

Includes the names: Cynthia Voigt, Cynthia Voight, Cynthia Voight, by Cynthia Voigt

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Cynthia Voigt was born on February 25, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts. She received a bachelor's degree from Smith College, did graduate work at St. Michael's College, and later received a teacher's certification from Christian Brothers College. After college, she worked for an advertising agency. Before becoming a full-time author, she was a secretary and a high school English teacher. Her first book, Homecoming, was published in 1981. Her children's books address such issues at child abuse and racism, topics that are not often talked about in books designed for children. She is the author of numerous books including the Bad Girls series, the Tillerman Cycle series, and the Kingdom series. She won the Notable Children's Trade Book in the field of social studies for Homecoming, the Newbery Medal, ALA in 1983 for Dicey's Song, and the Edgar Allan Poe Award in 1984 for The Callender Papers. In 1995, she received the MAE Award. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Dicey's Song… (more)
Dicey's Song 2,690 copies, 38 reviews
Homecoming 2,675 copies, 51 reviews
A Solitary Blue 1,417 copies, 22 reviews
Jackaroo 1,026 copies, 12 reviews
Izzy, Willy-Nilly 828 copies, 17 reviews
The Runner 735 copies, 10 reviews
On Fortune's Wheel 652 copies, 8 reviews
Seventeen Against the Dealer 647 copies, 6 reviews
Come a Stranger 637 copies, 6 reviews
Sons from Afar 576 copies, 7 reviews
The Callender Papers 473 copies, 7 reviews
Elske 380 copies, 7 reviews
The Wings of a Falcon 373 copies, 5 reviews
The Book of Lost Things 294 copies, 27 reviews
Young Fredle 261 copies, 19 reviews
Bad Girls 258 copies, 4 reviews
Building Blocks 257 copies
Tree By Leaf 249 copies, 1 review
The Vandemark Mummy 242 copies, 2 reviews
When She Hollers 207 copies, 6 reviews
Tell Me If the Lovers Are Losers 191 copies, 5 reviews
Bad, Badder, Baddest 157 copies, 1 review
Orfe 151 copies, 2 reviews
Angus and Sadie 117 copies, 6 reviews
Bad Girls in Love 99 copies, 1 review
It's Not Easy Being Bad 90 copies, 2 reviews
The Book of Kings 70 copies, 1 review
The Rosie Stories 69 copies, 2 reviews
Teddy & Co. 38 copies, 1 review
Glass Mountain 34 copies, 1 review
Homecoming, Part 1 31 copies, 2 reviews
Toaff's Way 27 copies, 2 reviews
Homecoming, Part 2 22 copies, 2 reviews
Little Bird 21 copies
By Any Name 15 copies
Le pesti 1 copy
What You Wish For: A Book for Darfur (Contributor) 69 copies
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