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Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award

From Academy Award–successful actress Lupita Nyong’o comes an impressive, transferring image ebook approximately colorism, vanity, and studying that actual attractiveness comes from inside.

Sulwe has pores and skin the colour of middle of the night. She is darker than everybody in her circle of relatives. She is darker than any person in her faculty. Sulwe simply desires to be stunning and vibrant, like her mom and sister. Then a mystical adventure within the evening sky opens her eyes and adjustments the whole lot.

In this shocking debut image ebook, actress Lupita Nyong’o creates a fanciful and heartwarming tale to encourage kids to look their very own distinctive attractiveness.