Sharon G. Flake - The Skin I'm In | Carnegie Lecture Hall | Kidstuff, Lecture, Literary | Pittsburgh City Paper
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Sharon G. Flake - The Skin I'm In 

When: Sun., Dec. 2, 2:30 p.m. 2018
Phone: 412.622.8866
Price: $11
Local author Sharon G. Flake appears at the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her award-winning young adult novel The Skin I'm In, which follows a young black girl struggling with self-acceptance after being bullied for the darkness of her skin. The event also includes a book signing in the Children's Department of Carnegie Library's main branch in Oakland. Flake's more recent books include Unstoppable Octobia May, a mystery novel about a young girl confronting racism and vampires, and You Don't Even Know Me, a collection of poems and stories about young black men struggling with growing up.


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