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Cynthia Voigt

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About the Author

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. näytä lisää 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) näytä vähemmän


Tekijän teokset

Tuulta purjeisiin (1982) 2,748 kappaletta
Matkalla kotiin (1981) 2,739 kappaletta
Yksinäinen kitara (1983) 1,439 kappaletta
Jackaroo (1985) 1,041 kappaletta
Izzy, Willy-Nilly (1986) 842 kappaletta
The Runner (1985) 748 kappaletta
Vaarallisilla vesillä (1991) 663 kappaletta
On Fortune's Wheel (1990) 656 kappaletta
Come a Stranger (1986) 647 kappaletta
Isän jäljillä (1991) 585 kappaletta
Harmaan talon salaiset paperit (1983) 482 kappaletta
Elske (1999) 381 kappaletta
The Wings of a Falcon (1993) 375 kappaletta
The Book of Lost Things (2013) 314 kappaletta
Young Fredle (2011) 281 kappaletta
Building Blocks (1984) 263 kappaletta
Bad Girls (1996) 262 kappaletta
Tree By Leaf (1988) 253 kappaletta
The Vandemark Mummy (1991) 247 kappaletta
When She Hollers (1994) 212 kappaletta
Tell Me If the Lovers Are Losers (1982) 193 kappaletta
Bad, Badder, Baddest (1997) 157 kappaletta
Orfe (1992) 152 kappaletta
David and Jonathan (1992) 137 kappaletta
Angus and Sadie (2005) 124 kappaletta
Bad Girls in Love (2002) 102 kappaletta
It's Not Easy Being Bad (2000) 91 kappaletta
The Book of Secrets (2014) 86 kappaletta
The Book of Kings (2015) 72 kappaletta
The Rosie Stories (2003) 72 kappaletta
Teddy & Co. (2016) 39 kappaletta
Glass Mountain (1991) 34 kappaletta
Homecoming, Part 1 (1981) 31 kappaletta
Dicey's Song/Homecoming (2001) 30 kappaletta
Toaff's Way (2018) 28 kappaletta
Little Bird (2020) 24 kappaletta
Homecoming, Part 2 (1981) 22 kappaletta
From Bad to Worse (1998) 15 kappaletta
By Any Name (2017) 14 kappaletta
Stories About Rosie (1986) 12 kappaletta
VOGLIO TORNARE A CASA (1999) 7 kappaletta
Homecoming [1996 TV Movie] (1996) — Writer — 5 kappaletta
Jackaroo/On Fortune's Wheel (2001) 5 kappaletta
Les Enfants Tillerman, tome 2 (1999) 2 kappaletta
The Black Bear 1 kappale
Le pesti (1998) 1 kappale

Associated Works

What You Wish For: A Book for Darfur (2011) — Avustaja — 69 kappaletta

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Choosing to banish screens from the bedroom has done wonders for my reading life. And after a summer jag reading The Chronicles of Narnia (my selected favorites), I chose to pursue more children's lit for most of my evening reads.

I think I read [b:Homecoming|12125|Homecoming (Tillerman Cycle, #1)|Cynthia Voigt|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1390250078s/12125.jpg|213788] years ago. But with the passage of time, and a more mature appreciation for a road trip tale, and childhood vis a vis abandonment, this read seemed like the first. The pages just kept turning.

The next title in the series, [b:Dicey's Song|11831|Dicey's Song (Tillerman Cycle, #2)|Cynthia Voigt|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1386923650s/11831.jpg|1968913] is on my nightstand, because I'm eager to know how each child fares in the next phase of their development. How do we survive childhood? How does anyone who faces the challenges of the Tillerman clan? What kind of adults will they be?

Almost, but not quite, unbelievable reading.
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rebwaring | 52 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 14, 2023 |
Voigt deftly portrays characters with depth and complexity. There is no sugar-coating of the working-class American family, nor shying away from racial tensions on the personal level during de-segragation. Satisfying read in every way.
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rebwaring | 9 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 14, 2023 |
Growing up in a traditional nuclear family I seldom tried to imagine any other reality. Voigt's Tillerman Cycle was published after my middle- and high-school tenure, when exposure to different family structures would have stretched me, to say the least, in positive ways.

With attention to the details of each character's speech, mannerisms, and interior dialog, Voigt breathes vibrant life into these memorable protagonists. The development of adolescent identity without a parent, or without both, unspools with confident pacing that kept me turning the pages.

I will miss the Tillermans.
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rebwaring | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 14, 2023 |
Thoroughly satisfying read the second time through. When I first read it years ago, I was so concrete and literal in my understanding of the title that I kept looking for the passage about the song—one Dicey sings, one sung about or for her...

Shaking my head about that now. Brilliant storytelling with complex characters, many who were introduced in [b:Homecoming|12125|Homecoming (Tillerman Cycle, #1)|Cynthia Voigt|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1390250078s/12125.jpg|213788], moving through vivid and memorable settings.

Of course it is an award book, it earned it!
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rebwaring | 38 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 14, 2023 |



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