Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o and Vashti Harrison is a stunning and heartwarming picture book about one girls journey through self-esteem, beauty, and colorism. 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.
A New York Times bestseller! Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work.