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The Resource The skin I'm in, Sharon G. Flake

The skin I'm in, Sharon G. Flake

Label
The skin I'm in
Title
The skin I'm in
Statement of responsibility
Sharon G. Flake
Title variation
Skin I am in
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Maleeka Madison, insecure about her very dark skin, rejects the support of a new teacher, Miss Saunders, whose skin looks blotched because of a rare medical condition--but soon Maleeka begins to see that Miss Saunders could be a role model, and that she must learn to love herself and accept love from others
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Maleeka, uncomfortable because her skin is extremely dark, meets a new teacher and makes some discoveries about how to love who she is and what she looks like
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • John Steptoe Award for New Talent, Author Category, 1999.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1999
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076047
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flake, Sharon
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PZ7.F59816
LC item number
Sk 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • African Americans
  • Large type books
  • African Americans
  • Self-esteem
  • Teachers
  • Schools
  • African Americans
  • Self-esteem
  • Teachers
  • Schools
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The skin I'm in, Sharon G. Flake
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13946429
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed..
Extent
173 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786221790
Isbn Type
(sc : alk. paper)
Lccn
99043308
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PPL)7747
  • (IMchF)fol05517842
Label
The skin I'm in, Sharon G. Flake
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13946429
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed..
Extent
173 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786221790
Isbn Type
(sc : alk. paper)
Lccn
99043308
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PPL)7747
  • (IMchF)fol05517842

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