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Alice Mead

Alice Mead is an artist, teacher, and grandmother of three. For forty years she raised her family on the coast of Maine. Since 1994 and a diagnosis of CFIDS and dysautonomia, she published with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, with a passion for the millions of modern children caught in decades of warfare, immigration and poverty. Probably her best known book is Junebug about a resilient ten year old growing up in the projects of New Haven, CT. She has recently reissued Giants of the Dawnland,...See more