Award-winning author Sharon G. Flake crafts a remarkable story of one girl's struggle to accept herself.Maleeka Madison is a dark skinned African-American girl. She feels uncomfortable and wishes she had lighter skin. When her teacher, Miss Saunders, who suffers from a rare skin condition, shows that there is more to people than the color of their skin, Maleeka learns to appreciate and accept who she truly is.
Sisi Aisha Johnson's gripping narration makes this story come alive.
"Johnson goes beyond delivering dialogue. She gets beneath the skin of Flake's complicated characters." (Audiofile)
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For the young Black women
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