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Sharon G. Flake

the skin I'm in

Paperback (Scholastic Canada, Limited Jan. 1, 2000)
The Skin I'm In is a realistic fiction novel written by Sharon Flake. It depicts the story of seventh grader Maleeka Madison who has low self-esteem because of her dark skin color. Thirteen-year-old Maleeka Madison is tall, skinny, and dark-skinned. That's a problem for her, because it's such a problem for everyone else at school, it seems. Life for Maleeka just gets harder, until she learns to stand up for herself and love the skin she's in.
0439172144 / 9780439172141
4.8 oz.
7.5 x 5.2 in.

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