The Skin I'm In

Bullying Awareness & Prevention
Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Sharon G. Flake
Age Group:
12 and up
Publisher:
Hyperion Books
ISBN:
978-1423103851
Year:
Bullying Awareness & Prevention
Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Maleeka Madison is lacking in self-confidence because she feels that her skin is too dark. Miss Saunders, who's skin is blotched with a rare skin condition, teaches Maleeka about loving who she is and being comfortable in her "own skin."

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Harbor Me

Jacqueline Woodson

It all starts when six young people have to meet for a weekly chat--by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, in the room they soon dub the ARTT Room (short for "A Room to Talk"), they discover it's safe to talk about what's bothering them.

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