The Skin I'm In (20th Anniversary ed.)
Sharon Flake's award-winning debut novel, repackaged with a new cover just in time for it's 20th anniversary!
Maleeka suffers every day from the taunts of the other kids in her class. If they're not getting at her about her homemade clothes or her good grades, it's about her dark, black skin.
When a new teacher, whose face is blotched with a startling white patch, starts at their school, Maleeka can see there is bound to be trouble for her too. But the new teacher's attitude surprises Maleeka. Miss Saunders loves the skin she's in. Can Maleeka learn to do the same?
The Skin I'm In (20th Anniversary Edition)
Sharon Flake, Jason Reynolds
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Date Published: October 16, 2018
Audience: Ages 10-14