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Accepting the Carnegie Medal in 1996: "All stories teach, whether the storyteller intends them to or not. They teach the world we create. They teach the morality we live by. They teach it much more effectively than moral precepts and instructions ... We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. 'Thou shalt not' is soon forgotten, but 'Once...
Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 134, pages 376-385. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.