The Skin I'm in (Paperback)

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bull; Winner Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New
bull; Talent, Text (1999)
bull; ALA Best Book for Young Adults (1999)
bull; YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant YA Readers (1999)
bull; NYPL Best Books for Teen Age List (1999)

About the Author

Sharon G. Flake won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award for her first novel "The Skin I'm In" and is a two-time Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book winner. Beloved by children and adults, critics and booksellers, librarians and teachers, she is the author of a middle-grade novel and five books for young adults that have sold more than half a million copies. The mother of a college-age daughter, Flake writes full-time from her home in Pittsburgh. To learn more about Ms. Flake, please visit
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786813070
Publisher: Jump At The Sun
Publication Date: January 3rd, 2000
Pages: 176