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FREE READ Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o

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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Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o

A picture book about colorism self esteem and learning that true beauty comes from withinSulwe's skin is the color The art The story The message Wow this brought a tear to my eye 3

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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 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 toned as her mother and sisters are So it s about colorism and self esteem including a dreamfantasy seuence about Night and Day that helps Sulwe believe in herselfHarry 15 today his birthday 4 Inspiring and I liked how her mom comforts her I like the story of Night and Day to encourage SulweTara 35 I liked the story within the story about Night and Day than the story about the girl N not bad thoughRosanne Grandma 3 The eyes in the illustrations are wonderfulDave 253 I actually did not like the Night and Day fantasy seuence as a way of helping resolve the struggle Sulwe has with herself but it is in keeping with the dreamy dramatic atmospheric digital illustration style adopted here that I actually thought was just okay thought I thought the art was better than the writing The theme of colorism reminds me of the similar theme in Spike Lee s School Daze and the YA novel by Sharon Flake The Skin I m In


10 thoughts on “Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o

  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 has a golden tone to her skin Sulwe prays for lighter skin and the ability to make friends and not be teased Her mama tells her the most beautiful story or legend of daylight and night

  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 an

  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 experienced this story Even as the 32 year old that I am As a young black girl while I’m

  5. says:

    Fridays are my most hectic day of the week with cooking baking cleaning and other preparations I rarely have tim

  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 toned as her mother and sisters are So it’s about colorism and self esteem including a dreamfantas

  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 standin

  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 struggles of colorism thro

  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