Sharon G Flake
The Skin I'm In, a pioneering work by Sharon G.Flake, introduced a daring dimension to writing for young readers. The Skin I'm In has sold over a million copies worldwide and has been translated into multiple languages, making it a modern classic. Across the world, the novel is required reading in classrooms and communities. Flake has written over a dozen books since its publication, garnering many Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, ALA Notable and Top Ten Suggested Books nominations, and an NAACP Image Award nomination, among other honors. Her most recent novel, The Life I'm In, a companion to The Skin I'm In, has received four starred reviews and has been hailed as one of the decade's most anticipated sequels.