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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)
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Dicey's Song 2,525 copies, 38 reviews
Homecoming 2,510 copies, 50 reviews
A Solitary Blue 1,324 copies, 21 reviews
Jackaroo 960 copies, 12 reviews
Izzy, Willy-Nilly 790 copies, 17 reviews
The Runner 682 copies, 10 reviews
On Fortune's Wheel 620 copies, 7 reviews
Seventeen Against the Dealer 604 copies, 5 reviews
Come a Stranger 599 copies, 5 reviews
Sons from Afar 539 copies, 7 reviews
The Callender Papers 450 copies, 7 reviews
Elske 363 copies, 6 reviews
The Wings of a Falcon 347 copies, 5 reviews
The Book of Lost Things 264 copies, 28 reviews
Bad Girls 247 copies, 4 reviews
Building Blocks 242 copies
Young Fredle 240 copies, 19 reviews
The Vandemark Mummy 233 copies, 2 reviews
Tree By Leaf 233 copies, 1 review
When She Hollers 199 copies, 6 reviews
Tell Me If the Lovers Are Losers 184 copies, 4 reviews
Orfe 148 copies, 2 reviews
Bad, Badder, Baddest 146 copies, 1 review
Bad Girls in Love 96 copies, 1 review
Angus and Sadie 92 copies, 5 reviews
It's Not Easy Being Bad 88 copies, 2 reviews
The Book of Kings 63 copies, 1 review
The Rosie Stories 60 copies, 2 reviews
Glass Mountain 34 copies, 1 review
Teddy & Co. 30 copies
Homecoming, Part 1 30 copies, 2 reviews
Toaff's Way 23 copies, 2 reviews
Homecoming, Part 2 22 copies, 2 reviews
By Any Name 14 copies
Little Bird 14 copies
Tale of Gwyn 11 copies
Le pesti 1 copy
What You Wish For: A Book for Darfur (Contributor) 68 copies

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