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Sulwe author Lupita Nyongo

A picture book about colorism self esteem and learning that true beauty comes from withinSulwe's skin is the color. POWERFUL seems too easy of a word to describe the debut children s book by Lupita Nyong o Yet powerful may not do it enough justice Colorism is an extremely challenging subject to broach and tackle especially among people of color However Sulwe approaches the issue with such honesty and candor that it invites a much needed discussion Brightness is not in your skinBrightness is just who you are With the beautiful illustrations provided by Vashti Harrison Sulwe speaks to every woman of color who has felt marginalized or consumed by doubt Although marketed as a children s book this book is agelessIn sharing her story Ms Nyong o speaks to the Sulwe in each of us Don t wait for anyone to tell you what is beautiful Know that you are beautiful because you choose to be UPDATEI have to share the reactions of my students after reading this book to themTo paraphrase what I already knew Ms Nyong o has written a book that speaks to all regardless of race age and gender Boys and girls alike young and old walked away being touched by this story I saw some students sit up straighter and smile because they saw Sulwe in themselves I heard others vow that they would never treat anyone differently because of skin color We must fill each other s buckets everyday And yet others talked about never fearing the dark again Night is beautiful It s the only time we can see stars Even my middle school counterparts shared this book with students HOW AWESOME

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Right like her mother and sisterThen a magical journey through the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything. I will never get over the beauty that is Vashti Harrison s work She brings beauty and magic and and dream like uality to her illustrations that is stunning and gives the story so much life Some of these spreads I wouldn t mind blowing up as full posters and displaying as art piecesThe story navigates the struggles of colorism through the eyes of a sweet little dark skinned black girl in such a meaningful and poignant way A good read for anyone pick it up

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Of midnight She's darker than everyone in her family and everyone at schoolAll she wants is to be beautiful and b. Of COURSE I loved this The story was so perfect for the mind of a young dark skinned girl The illustrations are absolutely gorgeous and anyone that experiences them will be able to appreciate them I m so honored to have experienced this story Even as the 32 year old that I am As a young black girl while I m not the darkest I certainly wasn t the lightest And I was outside a lot so I was darker as a kid I remember the names moose monkey I remember running to my mom when some boy in my class said I looked like a moose during our annual Halloween fair I remember my mom telling me not to listen So I think about the young girls of today the brown skin girls that are constantly being told that they are ugly They are dark They resemble animalsI m so glad this story exists for children today Even though I m not a young girl any I still appreciated this story It spoke to the young black girl that I once was the young black girl that still lives inside me She s grateful

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About the Author: Lupita Nyongo

Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan actress and producer Her first feature film role was in the film 12 Years a Slave for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as multiple accolades including the Screen Actors Guild Award the Critics’ Choice Award the Independent Spirit Award and the NAACP Award She has since starred in Mira Nair’s ueen of Katwe Star Wars The Fo



10 thoughts on “Sulwe author Lupita Nyongo

  1. says:

    The art The story The message Wow this brought a tear to my eye 3

  2. says:

    Wonderful This is one of my top 5 new 2019 picture books of the year This is a little biographical we find out in the author’s noteSulwe has dark skin like midnight while the rest of her family has lighter tones and her sister ha

  3. says:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️♾ POWERFUL —seems too easy of a word to describe the debut children’s book by Lupita Nyong’o Yet powerful may not do it enough justice Colorism is an extremely challenging subject to broach and tackle especially among people of color However Sulwe approaches the issue with such honesty and candor that it invites a much needed discussion Brightness is not in your

  4. says:

    Of COURSE I loved this The story was so perfect for the mind of a young dark skinned girl The illustrations are absolutely gorgeous and anyone that experiences them will be able to appreciate them I’m so honored to have experience

  5. says:

    Fridays are my most hectic day of the week with cooking baking cleaning and other preparations I rarely have time to read so lately I have chose

  6. says:

    My family reads all the Goodreads award nominated picture books every year This is book #19 of 20 of 2019 and we liked it It was written by Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o and digitally illustrated in her second nominated book this year Vashti Harrison The story is about Sulwe who grows up wanting to be lighter

  7. says:

    Breathtaking illustrations with a positive message in self esteemI found the writing kind of hollow and wish feeling had been injected into the phrasingThe author's note at the end held so much emotion than the actual book

  8. says:

    Brightness is not in your skinBrightness is just who you are”Sulwe is darker than everybody else around her Darker than her sister parents and the kids at school Sulwe does not like bbeing different or standing out She lo

  9. says:

    I will never get over the beauty that is Vashti Harrison's work She brings beauty and magic and and dream like uality to her illustrations that is stunning and gives the story so much life Some of these spreads I wouldn't mind blowing up as full posters and displaying as art piecesThe story navigates the strugg

  10. says:

    I bought this for my mother and sister to read to their young students but I wanted to read it too This book is perfect for helping young kids find the beauty in their dark skin And the illustrations are some of the most b

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