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Read online The Skin I'm In.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Skin I'm In 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 by Sharon G. Flake

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The Skin I'm In
Title:The Skin I'm In
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ISBN:0786813075
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Number of Pages:176
Category:Young adult, Realistic fiction, Fiction, African american, Middle grade, Chapter books
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em I am a queen I live in a castle right across the street from the John Howard Housing Projects Every day right after school I run to my bedroom window and open it wide even in the middle of winter when the wind blows wet snow up my nose I watch for my knight in shining armor He s ten years old like me and rides a bike a two wheeler with rusty spokes and torn up seat em So begins Sharon Flake s highly anticipated new novel a moving story of an unlikely friendship br br Queen is a royal pain in the neck Her Highness treats everyone like her loyal subjects her classmates her teacher even her parents That s why all the kids hate her and it s hard for her to make friends To make matters worse Queen known she is bright Her teacher thinks she s a spoiled know it all and that keeps her in hot water as well br br When a new kid comes to Queen s school riding a broken bike and wearing run over shoes he immediately becomes the butt of everyone s jokes Her parents insist she be nice to Leroy since history has never been kind to queens who forget how to be humble But Leroy isn t just smelly Queen thinks that he tells fibs whoppers in fact and when he says he s an African prince from Senegal sparks fly between him and Queen There s only room for i one i blue blooded family on rd Street and Queen is determined to prove Leroy is an impostor br br What Queen ultimately discovers about Leroy makes her wonder what happily ever after really means If a broken bike boy is truly Queen s knight in shining armor can he save her from herself by teaching her how to be a good friend, No description available, Desperate to get her mother out of their rough situation Raspberry steals money from a friend and now she must deal with the consequences and guilt fearing that she may be going down the same path as her drug addicted and thieving father Reprint, There is The Ugly One whose only solace comes when she is locked inside her own head In Wanted A Thug a teenager seeks advice on how to steal her best friend s bad guy boyfriend And then there s Erika who only likes white boys Sharon Flake takes readers through the minds of girls trying to define themselves while struggling to remain relevant to the boys in their lives This is a complex often humorous always on point exposition of black youth resolving to find self worth any way they know how