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The Life I’m In

Book Launch & Celebration

Tuesday, January 5
3:00 pm

Pittsburgh-based author Sharon Flake’s groundbreaking young adult novel, The Skin I’m In, was released in 2000 to tremendous critical acclaim—lauded for exploring issues of race and low self-esteem, self-love and the power of friendship. In the past 20 years, The Skin I’m In has become a much loved, modern classic resonating with readers of many generations. 

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And tonight, January 5, Sharon’s launching the much anticipated sister novel The Life I’m In on City of Asylum’s virtual channel.  

Sharon will be joined in conversation by Andrea Davis Pinkney for a live discussion and audience Q&A.
Though Sharon and Andrea Davis Pinkney both specialize in the ‘young adult’ genre, their work appeals to a wide range of readers.