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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