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Sulwe

Book by Lupita Nyong'o
4.8/5 ˇ Barnes & Noble 4.6/5 ˇ Goodreads
Sulwe is a children's fiction picture book by actress Lupita Nyong'o. It follows the story of a young girl who wishes for her dark skin to be lighter. The story is ultimately about colorism and learning to love oneself, no matter one's skin tone. Wikipedia
Originally published: October 15, 2019
Illustrator: Vashti Harrison
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Genres: Children's literature and Fiction
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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 ... Date of first publication: October 15, 2019
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 ...

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What age is Sulwe for?
Nyong'o took to Instagram in early 2018 to announce “Sulwe,” which is aimed at readers between the ages of 5 and 7.
Is Sulwe a good book?
This book is beautifully written and illustrated. Little Sulwe tackles her self love and worth. Sulwe is trying to figure out “why” she is the color of midnight? This book brings up colorism in the black community.
What grade level is Sulwe?
SKU
119920
Page Count
48
Product Type
Hardcover Books
Book Type
Picture Books
Age Groups
Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9
Does Netflix have Sulwe?
You can watch the episode via Netflix or via the Netflix YouTube channel here. “The story of Sulwe is one that is very close to my heart,” Nyong'o said in a statement.
Video for Sulwe
Sep 1, 2020 ˇ A shooting star helps a bright young girl born "the color of midnight" learn to embrace her beauty ...Duration: 11:13
Posted: Sep 1, 2020
Rating (9)
Sulwe is a little girl, inspired by the Oscar winning author's own experience, who is struggling to find beauty in her midnight-dark skin. In this gorgeous story, little ... Age Range: 4 - 8 Years Pages: 48 Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.40(d) Sales rank: 1,340
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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 ...
Sulwe is a children's fiction picture book by actress Lupita Nyong'o. It follows the story of a young girl who wishes for her dark skin to be lighter. The story is ... Pages: 48 pages Cover artist: Vashti Harrison Genre: children's literature Author: Lupita Nyong'o
The open, innocent trust that you see in Sulwe's expression nearly gets crushed at the start of the book. She cannot understand why her skin is the color of ...
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Sulwe prays for lighter skin and the ability to make friends and not be teased. Her mama tells her the most beautiful story or legend of daylight and nighttime. The ...
Sulwe, the story of a young black girl dealing with issues of colorism and self- esteem, is based on Lupita's Ngong'o's own life growing up as a dark-skinned girl .