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Irving, Elise K. "Cynthia Voigt." Horn Book (August 1983): 410-412. The article accompanies Voigt's Newbery acceptance speech. It is written by a friend and addresses the question, "What is Cynthia Voigt, the person, really like?"

Kauffman, Dorothy. "Profile: Cynthia Voigt." Language Arts (December 1985): 876-880. The author writes a profile of Voigt based on an interview. She explores Voigt's sources for her stories, the inspiration for her characters, and the reasons for the similarity of her settings.

Shadiow, Linda K. "Recommended: Cynthia Voigt." English Journal (April 1987): 71-72. Shadiow writes of the qualities that make Voigt's characters memorable—characters who "get to both their external and internal destinations."

Voigt, Cynthia. "About Excellence."

Language Arts (January 1986): 10-11.

Voigt discusses the idea of excellence and concludes there is no reliable standard by which it can be measured.

——. "Newbery Medal Acceptance."

Horn Book (August 1983): 401-409.

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