Sharon G. Flake exploded onto the literary scene with her novel The Skin I’m In, in 1998, and was named a Publishers Weekly
Flying Start. Since then she has become a multiple Coretta Scott King
Author Honor Award winner and has been hailed as the voice of
middle-grade youth and a Rising Star by The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books.
Many of Sharon’s novels have received ALA Notable and Best Books for
Young Adults citations from the American Library Association. Her
writing has been applauded for its on-point narrative that explores
issues affecting teens from all walks of life. She lives in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania. Please visit Sharon’s website: www.sharongflake.com.