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Donahue, Rosanne. "New Realism in Children's Fiction." In Masterworks of Children's Literature, edited by William T. Moynihan and Mary E. Shaner. Vol.

8. New York: Chelsea House, 1985. A critical survey of new realistic books and their impact on the field of children's literature. A Solitary Blue is discussed in the context of novels that depict children surviving on their own.

Irving, Elsie K. "Cynthia Voigt." Horn Book (August 1983): 410-412. Voigt's mother gives an insider's view of the author.

Jameson, Gloria. "The Triumph of the Spirit in Cynthia Voigt's Homecoming, Dicey's Song, and A Solitary Blue." In Triumphs of the Spirit in Children's Literature, edited by Francelia Butler and Richard Rotert. Hamden, CT: Shoe String Press, 1986. Focuses on how Dicey's and Jeff's spirits triumph as they struggle to survive and develop.

Lukens, Rebecca J., ed. A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature. 3d. ed.

Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1986.

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