The Skin We're in: Teaching Our Teens to Be Emotionally Strong, Socially Smart, and Spiritually Connected

The Skin We're in: Teaching Our Teens to Be Emotionally Strong, Socially Smart, and Spiritually Connected

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Janie Victoria Ward, Ed.D., is associate professor of education and human services at Simmons College in Boston, and coeditor with Carol Gilligan of Mapping the Moral Domain. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her son

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Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D. Harvard Medical School, and co-author of Raising Black Children This insightful book is just what parents of black teenagers need...I highly recommend this book to parents and caregivers.


Ebony Bookshelf An empowering guide for black parents.


Rocky Mountain News The Skin We're In is unique, thoughtful, and intelligent, and should take its rightful place...on every black parent's bookshelf.


James Comer, M.D. Yale Child Study Center, coauthor of Raising Black Children Powerful and riveting! The reader is engaged on every page as Dr. Janie Victoria Ward tackles the tough issues associated with black child development in a complexsociety...Solid and eminently practical.