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

Kauffman, Dorothy. "Profile: Cynthia Voigt." Language Arts (December 1985): 876-880. A profile of Voigt based on interview material that explores Voigt's sources for her stories, the inspirations for her characters, and the reasons for the similarity of her settings.

Shadiow, Linda K. "Recommended: Cynthia Voigt." English Journal (April 1987): 71-72. Discusses 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 that there is no reliable standard by which it can be measured.

——. "Newbery Medal Acceptance."

The Horn Book Magazine (August 1983): 401-409. This speech was given...

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