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Flake, Sharon

Overview
Works: 29 works in 149 publications in 1 language and 16,099 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Short stories, American  Urban fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.F59816, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Sharon Flake
The skin I'm in by Sharon Flake ( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 2,526 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 )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,294 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 )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,279 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 held by 2,198 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 )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,489 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 )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,195 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 )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 956 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 744 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."
The skin I'm in by Sharon Flake ( )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 643 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 ( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 443 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
Unstoppable Octobia May by Sharon Flake ( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 399 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
Bang! by Sharon Flake ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 316 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
The broken bike boy and the Queen of 33rd Street by Sharon Flake ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 231 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."
Pinned by Sharon Flake ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 179 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
Unstoppable Octobia May by Sharon Flake ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 85 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
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 23 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
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
Literacy and African-Americans panel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Participants talked about literacy rates and reading levels of youth in the black community, the quality of education in urban and predominantly black schools, as well as successful reading and writing programs. They also answered questions from the audience
You don't even know me stories and poems about boys by Sharon Flake ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 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
 
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Alternative Names
Flake, Sharon G.
Languages
English (143)
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