The Skin I'm In

Author(s) Sharon G. Flake
Illustrator(s)
Age Group 12 and up
Publisher Hyperion Books
ISBN 978-1423103851
Year 2007

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."