Sulwe
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AD: Adult Directed 580L
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Available from OverDrive
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Published:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019
Format:
Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Street Date:
10/15/2019
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781534425378
ASIN:
B07P5H7MSR
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
Lexile measure:
580
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lupita Nyong'o. (2019). Sulwe. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lupita Nyong'o. 2019. Sulwe. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lupita Nyong'o, Sulwe. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lupita Nyong'o. Sulwe. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2019. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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A New York Times bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children's Literary Work

From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong'o 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 Nyong'o creates a whimsical and heartwarming story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.
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Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children's Literary Work

From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong'o 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 Nyong'o creates a whimsical and heartwarming story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.
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Formats
Kindle Book
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