The Skin I'm In

Stack of Books
Sharon G. Flake

October 16, 1998

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Miss Saunders, whose skin is blotched with a rare skin condition, serves as a mirror to Maleeka Madison's struggle against the burden of low self-esteem that many black girls face when they're darker skinned. Miss Saunders is tough and through this, Maleeka learns to stand up to tough-talking Charlese.