Sharon G. Flake


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Philadelphia, PA, The United States
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Sharon G. Flake is the author of five books, The Skin I'm In (1998), Money Hungry (2002), Begging for Change (2003), Who Am I Without Him? Short Stories About Boys and the Girls in Their Lives (2004), Bang! (Sept. 2005), and her latest novel The Broken Bike Boy and the Queen of 33rd Street (2007).


Her work is used in public and private schools around the nation, from elementary to high school, and is often required reading in colleges for students in education, child development, children's literature and English writing programs. Beyond that, her work is also a favorite among adults and adult book club readers.

Flake and her work have won numerous awards and recognitions including: Best Books for Young Adult Readers; Quick Pick for Reluctant
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Average rating: 4.1 · 27,753 ratings · 4,023 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Skin I'm In

4.15 avg rating — 12,809 ratings — published 1998 — 24 editions
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Money Hungry

4.09 avg rating — 3,993 ratings — published 2001 — 14 editions
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Begging for Change

4.23 avg rating — 2,519 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
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Bang!

4.19 avg rating — 2,077 ratings — published 2005 — 13 editions
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Who Am I Without Him?: A Sh...

4.14 avg rating — 1,938 ratings — published 2004 — 16 editions
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Pinned

3.74 avg rating — 1,318 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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You Don't Even Know Me: Sto...

4.01 avg rating — 866 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Unstoppable Octobia May

3.37 avg rating — 516 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
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3.96 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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The Sharon G. Flake Collect...

4.53 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2004
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“Gotta realize that all you are is all you got.”
Sharon G. Flake, The Skin I'm In

“To look in the mirror and like what you see, even when it doesn't look like your idea of beauty.”
Sharon Flake, The Skin I'm In

“Don't go getting full of yourself becuase once you do, somebody's going to come and let the wind out of your sails”
Sharon Flake, The Skin I'm In

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