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Sulwe

Written by and illustrated by Vashti Harrison and Lupita Nyong'o
Goodreads Rating - 4.6 / 5.0
$17.99
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What's Sulwe About

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From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.

Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.

In this stunning debut picture book, actress Lupita Nyong’o creates a whimsical and heartwarming story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.

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Who Illustrated Sulwe

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Vashti Harrison

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Lupita Nyong'o

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