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Campbell, Patty. "The Young Adult Perplex." Wilson Library Bulletin (March 1986): 50-51. The author analyzes elements of fantasy as they appear in novels such as Jackaroo which are written for young adults.

Clark, Hattie. Review. Christian Science Monitor (November 1, 1985): 81. The reviewer praises the author for effectively using character, setting, and theme to tell an engrossing story.

Kaufman, Dorothy. "Profile: Cynthia Voigt." Language Arts 62 (1985): 876880. Based on an interview with Voigt, Kaufman discusses the source of Voigt's characters and plots and the importance of writing in her life.

Nelms, Beth, and Ben Nelms. Review.

English Journal 75, 2 (1986): 106. The reviewers recommend the book, noting the development of Gwyn's character and role in Parts I and II.

Review. Booklist (September 15, 1985): 126. The reviewer notes Voigt's strength in character development.

Voigt, Cynthia. "Cynthia Voigt." In Speaking for Ourselves. Edited by Donald R. Gallo. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1990, 217-218. Voigt emphasizes the normality of her life, noting that writing is...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Jackaroo from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.