Sulwe

ISBN-10: 1534425365
ISBN-13: 9781534425361
Author: Nyong'o, Lupita
Illustrated by: Harrison, Vashti
Interest Level: K-3
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: October 2019

Copyright: 2019

Page Count: 48


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Interest Level

Grades K-3

Reading Level

Guided Reading: O
Lexile: AD580L
Accelerated Reader Level: 3.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)

Description
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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