Alice Faye Duncan
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Alice Faye Duncan

Website: www.alicefayeduncan.com Email: AFDuncan@aol.com Alice Faye Duncan writes books for young readers and adults. HONEY BABY SUGAR CHILD is a mother's love song to her baby. The lyrical text sings and swings just like music. MEMPHIS, MARTIN AND THE MOUNTAINTOP (The 1968 Sanitation Strike) is a lyrical combination of poetry and prose that explores Dr. King's assassination and his last stand for economic justice. The illustrator is Caldecott Honor recipient, Gregory Christie. 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS IN TENNESSEE is a child's travel guide across the Volunteer State (GO VOLS!). Two cousins in ugly holiday sweaters visit important landmarks throughout the state, while traveling in a mini-van called the "Reindeer Express." A SONG FOR GWENDOLYN BROOKS is the first picture book biography to explore the life and times of Chicago poet--Gwendolyn Brooks. In 1950, Miss Brooks was the first African American writer to receive a Pulitzer Prize. Alice's book--JUST LIKE A MAMA made its debut on Mother's Day (2019). The illustrator is Charnelle Pinkney Barlow. This book was a 2021 NAACP Image Award Nomination for BEST BOOK IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.
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