Cynthia Voigt





Cynthia Voigt

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in Boston, Massachusetts, The United States
February 25, 1942

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Cynthia Voigt is an American author of books for young adults dealing with various topics such as adventure, mystery, racism and child abuse.


Awards:
Angus and Sadie: the Sequoyah Book Award (given by readers in Oklahoma), 2008
The Katahdin Award, for lifetime achievement, 2003
The Anne V. Zarrow Award, for lifetime achievement, 2003
The Margaret Edwards Award, for a body of work, 1995
Jackaroo: Rattenfanger-Literatur Preis (ratcatcher prize, awarded by the town of Hamlin in Germany), 1990
Izzy, Willy-Nilly: the Young Reader Award (California), 1990
The Runner: Deutscher Jungenliteraturpreis (German young people's literature prize), 1988
Zilverengriffel (Silver Pen, a Dutch prize), 1988
Come a Stranger: the Judy Lopez Medal (given by readers in Cal
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Average rating: 3.84 · 55,499 ratings · 3,505 reviews · 51 distinct works · Similar authors
Homecoming (Tillerman Cycle...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 15,270 ratings — published 1981 — 40 editions
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Dicey's Song (Tillerman Cyc...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 13,480 ratings — published 1982 — 37 editions
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A Solitary Blue (Tillerman ...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 4,152 ratings — published 1983 — 34 editions
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Jackaroo (Kingdom, #1)
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 3,407 ratings — published 1985 — 21 editions
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Izzy, Willy-Nilly
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 2,671 ratings — published 1986 — 20 editions
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On Fortune's Wheel (Kingdom...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 2,268 ratings — published 1990 — 17 editions
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The Runner (Tillerman Cycle...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,955 ratings — published 1985 — 22 editions
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Seventeen Against the Deale...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 1,443 ratings — published 1989 — 19 editions
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Come a Stranger (Tillerman ...
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 1,386 ratings — published 1986 — 18 editions
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The Book of Lost Things (Mi...
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 1,294 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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“She couldn’t get any farther away inside from her skin. She couldn’t get away.”
Cynthia Voigt, When She Hollers

“Rebellion is necessary for development of character.”
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“But I'll tell you something else, too. Something I've learned, the hard way. I guess"—Gram laughed a little—"I'm the kind of person who has to learn things the hard way. You've got to hold on. Hold on to people. They can get away from you. It's not always going to be fun, but if you don't—hold on—then you lose them.”
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