All children have the right to inspiration for their own growth… even more than reading they can learn about self!

New York Times bestseller!

From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes Sulwe, 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 presents Sulwe to help create a whimsical and heartwarming story that inspires children to see their own unique beauty.

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