Alice Faye Duncan
Alice Faye Duncan majors in writing picture books. Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free is her celebration of the Juneteenth holiday and Texas history. Her newest book, Yellow Dog Blues, is a snappy blues fable about love, loss, and liberty. The illustrator is two-time Caldecott winner Chris Raschka. Alice Faye is a National Board Educator. She lives in Memphis, Tennessee, that big river city famous for Graceland, blues music, and barbecue.