From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyongo 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 Nyongo creates a whimsical and heartwarming story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.
|Lexile ® Measure||AD580L|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|Product Type||Hardcover Books|
|Book Type||Picture Books|
|Additional Contributor||Vashti Harrison|
|Primary Contributor||Lupita Nyong'o|
|Age Groups||Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9|
|Publisher||Simon & Schuster, Inc.|