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The Skin I'm in
Sharon G. Flake
Flake, Sharon G.
Maleeka suffers every day from the taunts of the other kids in her class. If they're not getting at her about her homemade clothes or her good grades, it's about her dark, black skin.
When a new teacher, whose face is blotched with a startling white patch, starts at their school, Maleeka can see there is bound to be trouble for her too. But the new teacher's attitude surprises Maleeka. Miss Saunders loves the skin she's in. Can Maleeka learn to do the same?]]
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Self-esteem -- Juvenile fiction.
Teachers -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.