Recommended Book for Young Black Girls

wpid-9781423132516_p0_v2_s260x420.jpgThe Skin I’m In, written by Sharon G. Flake was published in 1998. It tells the story of a young Black girl with skin darker than many of her peers. It shows her struggle with her darker skin and how she overcomes this struggle.

This book changed my life back in middle school when I was dealing with bullying from my peers. It’s also the very first book I ever read.

If you are a young Black girl who feels her skin isn’t beautiful, then this book is for you.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s