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The Skin I'm In
Flake,Sharon; The Skin I'm In. : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 2007 / 1998. $12.36, ISBN 13: 978-1-42310-385-1 ISBN-10: 1-42310-385-8 .

Note: Thirteen-year old Maleeka Madison is tall, skinny, and dark-skinned. That's a problem for her, because it's such a problem for everyone else at school, it seems. Her journey to self confidence and pride includes a connection to her African heritage.

Rating: R Grade: E / M Type: Book

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Subject: Fiction / African Americans / Diaspora / Black authors