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Cynthia Voigt
Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for Dicey's Song and the Newbery Honor Award for A Solitary Blue, both part of the beloved Tillerman Cycle. She is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle-grade and teen readers, including Izzy, Willy-Nilly and Jackaroo. She was awarded the... show more



Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for Dicey's Song and the Newbery Honor Award for A Solitary Blue, both part of the beloved Tillerman Cycle. She is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle-grade and teen readers, including Izzy, Willy-Nilly and Jackaroo. She was awarded the Margaret A. Edwards Award in 1995 for her work in literature, and the Katahdin Award in 2004. She lives in Maine.

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Birth date: February 25, 1942
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JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it 3 years ago
Parts reminded me of The Boxcar Children (which I haven't read in years, but which was a favorite when I was in the middle grade years).
kishawhite
kishawhite rated it 5 years ago
Listening to the audio book with my daughters. This is how we go to bed at night now.
Reading Junkie
Reading Junkie rated it 5 years ago
Mister Max was well written and fun for middle grade children (8+). The mysteries are interesting without being too easy or obvious or too hard for kids to follow. The only caution I'd have about this book is for younger kids - it might be kind of scary for them because the parents disappear and ...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it 5 years ago
Ah, Mister Max. What an intriguing young fellow he was. I have to tell you that, although most will list this as Middle Grade, I think it bridges the gap. It's true that our hero is a mere twelve years old. However he's wise well beyond his years and, I won't lie, his personality is infectious. Max ...
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it 5 years ago
When NetGalley offered a Cynthia Voigt book for review, I immediately put in a request. I have been a fan since at least the early 1980’s, when my mother first urged me to read Dicey’s Song (I was definitely beyond the middle grade reader by then, but she was a teacher, and loved to recommend books ...
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