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Sulwe  Cover Image Book Book

Sulwe / written by Lupita Nyong'o ; illustrated by Vashti Harrison.

Nyong'o, Lupita, (author.). Harrison, Vashti, (illustrator.).


When five-year-old Sulwe's classmates make fun of her dark skin, she tries lightening herself to no avail, but her encounter with a shooting star helps her understand there is beauty in every shade.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534425361
  • ISBN: 1534425365
  • Physical Description: 48 unnumbered pages: color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King honor (illustrator), 2020
Subject: Self-acceptance > Juvenile fiction.
Blacks > Kenya > Juvenile fiction.
Stars > Juvenile fiction.
Kenya > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books for children.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at York County Libraries.


  • 0 current holds with 7 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Arthur Hufnagel Public Library Kids NYO Picture (Text) 34260000496398 Childrens Area Available -
Dover Area Community Library Kids NYO Picture (Text) 34217000818955 Childrens Area Available -
Glatfelter Memorial Library Kids NYO Picture (Text) 34216000994121 Childrens Area Checked Out 12/22/2023
Kreutz Creek Valley Library Kids NYO Picture (Text) 34261000572287 Childrens Area Available -
Martin Library Kids NYO Picture (Text) 33454005711403 Childrens Area Available -
Paul Smith Library of Southern York County Kids NYO Picture (Text) 34318001157003 Childrens Area Available -
Village Library Kids NYO Picture (Text) 34215000783989 Childrens Area Available -

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