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FC: Book Report By : Casey White

1: The Skin I'm In | By: Sharon G. Flake Genre: Realistic Fiction

2: MAIN CHARACTERS *Maleeka Madison is a real dark color black. People pick on her all the time and she choses to hang out with a group of girls who get her in a lot of trouble.

3: *Miss Saunders is a new teacher at the school. Is made fun of by the students because she has a white mark on her face.

4: Setting Beginning of 7th grade at McClenton Middle School. To the end of the school year.

5: SUMMARY Maleeka is a very dark skin black girl. She use to not care what people thought about her, until her father died. After that she started hanging out with the wrong crowd,

6: and getting in a lot of trouble, just to fit in. She soon realizes it isn't worth all the trouble. And she learns to except her self the way she is.

7: CONFLICTS *Maleeka doesn't fit in & she gets picked on a lot. *She gets into a lot of trouble because she hangs out with the wrong crowd. *She lets everyone push her around because she thinks is she lets them do that they will like her.

8: Resolution *She stands up for her self and what she believes in. *She stops taking up for Char and finally rats her out. *She gets the twins suspended and Char has to move to Alabama to live with he grandparents.

9: About The Author Sharon G. Flake has written five different books. Her work is published all around the nation and she is passionate about her writing.

10: RECOMMENDATION I thought this book was extremely well written. This story was like my life in someone else's body. Maleeka was teased through out the book because of her skin tone. When I moved to Florida I was bullied because I was light skinned. But in the end people came to realize that a persons skin color does not determine the type of person they are. And in the story everyone came to see Maleeka as not just some really black girl but as a person.

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