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Flake, Sharon

Overview
Works: 32 works in 156 publications in 4 languages and 16,478 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Short stories  Short stories, American  Children's audiobooks  History  Urban fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3556.L287, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sharon Flake
The skin I'm in by Sharon Flake( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Maleeka, uncomfortable because her skin is extremely dark, meets a new teacher with a birthmark on her face and makes some discoveries about how to love who she is and what she looks like
You don't even know me : stories and poems about boys by Sharon Flake( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tow-Kaye just learned that the love of his life is pregnant--and though he knows what the right thing to do is, he's scared to death to do it. Jeffrey hates having a mom who dresses like a teenager, but when another sexy mom moves in next door--well, that's a different kind of problem. In these and twenty-two other short stories and poems, readers plumb the inner lives of African American teenage boys
Who am I without him? : short stories about girls and the boys in their lives by Sharon Flake( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories about teenage love and angst. Taking readers through the minds of girls trying to define themselves while struggling to remain relevant to the boys in their lives, a Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author offers a complex, always on-point exposition of black youth resolving to find self-worth
Money hungry by Sharon Flake( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All thirteen-year-old Raspberry can think of is making money so that she and her mother never have to worry about living on the streets again
Begging for change by Sharon Flake( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenaged Raspberry Hill tries to sort out her confused feelings of disgust, shame, and love for her homeless, drug addicted father and worries that she may have inherited his lying and stealing ways
Bang! by Sharon Flake( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy must face the harsh realities of inner city life, a disintegrating family, and destructive temptations as he struggles to find his identity as a young man
Pinned by Sharon Flake( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adonis is smart, intellectually gifted and born without legs; Autumn is strong, a great wrestler, and barely able to read in ninth grade--but Autumn is attracted to Adonis and determined to make him a part of her life whatever he or her best friend thinks
The broken bike boy and the Queen of 33rd Street by Sharon Flake( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Queen, a spoiled and conceited African American girl who is disliked by most of her classmates, learns a lesson about friendship from an unlikely "knight in shining armor."
Unstoppable Octobia May by Sharon Flake( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953 ten-year-old Octobia May lives in her Aunt's boarding house in the South, surrounded by an African American community which has its own secrets and internal racism, and spends her days wondering if Mr. Davenport in room 204 is really a vampire--or something else entirely
The skin I'm in by Sharon Flake( )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Maleeka, uncomfortable because her skin is extremely dark, meets a new teacher with a birthmark on her face and makes some discoveries about how to love who she is and what she looks like
You don't even know me : stories and poems about boys by Sharon Flake( )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tow-Kaye just learned that the love of his life is pregnant--and though he knows what the right thing to do is, he's scared to death to do it. Jeffrey hates having a mom who dresses like a teenager, but when another sexy mom moves in next door--well, that's a different kind of problem. In these and twenty-two other short stories and poems, readers plumb the inner lives of African American teenage boys
Bang! by Sharon Flake( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy must face the harsh realities of inner city life, a disintegrating family, and destructive temptations as he struggles to find his identity as a young man
Unstoppable Octobia May by Sharon Flake( Recording )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octobia May is girl filled with questions. Her heart condition makes her special, and some foks would argue, gives this ten-year-old powers that make her a 'wise soul.' Thank goodness for Auntie, who convinces Octobia's parents to let her live in her boarding house that is filled with old folks. That's when trouble, excitement, and wonder begin
The broken bike boy and the Queen of 33rd Street by Sharon Flake( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Queen, a spoiled and conceited African American girl who is disliked by most of her classmates, learns a lesson about friendship from an unlikely "knight in shining armor."
You are not a cat! by Sharon Flake( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat thinks Duck should stop meowing and start acting like a duck, but Duck doesn't want to be limited to acting like just one animal
Pinned by Sharon Flake( Recording )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adonis is smart, intellectually gifted and born without legs; Autumn is strong, a great wrestler, and barely able to read in ninth grade--but Autumn is attracted to Adonis and determined to make him a part of her life whatever he or her best friend thinks
Who am I without him? : short stories about girls and the boys in their lives by Sharon Flake( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories about teenage girls and the issues they must deal with in their relationships with boys
The Sharon G. Flake collection by Sharon Flake( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maleeka Madison learns to love the dark skin she's in; and Raspberry Hill works to get money to survive, but it's the uncertainty of her future that keeps her awake at night
Short stories about girls and the boys in their lives by Sharon Flake( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skin I'm in by Sharon Flake( )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Maleeka, uncomfortable because her skin is extremely dark, meets a new teacher with a birthmark on her face and makes some discoveries about how to love who she is and what she looks like
 
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You don't even know me : stories and poems about boys
Alternative Names
Flake, Sharon G.

Sharon G. Flake American children's writer

Sharon G. Flake Amerikaans schrijfster

Sharon G. Flake amerikansk författare

Sharon G. Flake amerikansk skribent

플레이크, 샤론 1955-

플레이크, 샤론 G. 1955-

Languages
English (144)

French (2)

Korean (1)

Italian (1)

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You don't even know me : stories and poems about boysWho am I without him? : short stories about girls and the boys in their livesMoney hungryBegging for changeBang!The broken bike boy and the Queen of 33rd StreetBang!The broken bike boy and the Queen of 33rd Street