25 YA Power Reads of the Decade: 2000-2009

05 Jan

25 Young Reader Power Reads of the Decade: 2000-2009

Ella Curry and EDC Creations is proud to announce the Children and Young Reader Best Books of the Decade 2000-2009.  Each book created an impact for readers and the Sankofa Literary Society network. Our literary hallmarks indicate excellence in writing. These are the books we want to showcase to the world.

01. Love, Ocean by Celia Anderson

02. A Song for Harlem by Patricia C. McKissack

03. Divine Confidential by Jacquelin Thomas

04. The First Part Last by Angela Johnson

05. Aaliyah by Victoria Christopher Murray

06. The Secret to Teen Power by Paul Harrington

07. Catwalk by Deborah Gregory

08. Cheetah Girls by Deborah Gregory

09. The Lip Gloss Chronicles by Shelia Goss

10. Believing in Hope by Stephanie Perry Moore

11. Profiles in Black: Phat Facts for Teens by Marvin A. McMickle

12. Ms. Thang by Sonia Hayes

13. Hickeys, Hiccups & Homework by Keysha Whitaker

14. Sunny’s Adventures by Leketha Marie Johnson

15. Beacon Hills High (Teens) By Mo’Nique, Sherri McGee McCovey

16. Letter from a Slave Boy by Mary E. Lyons

17. Brothers & Sisters (Children Poems) by Eloise Greenfield

18. Rosa by Nikki Giovanni and Bryan Collier

19. Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee, and Kadir Nelson

20. Tears Of A Tiger by Sharon M. Draper

21. God, Can You Hear Me? by Justine Simmons

22. Doo-Wop Pop (Children) by Roni Schotter

23. Ego-Tripping and Other Poems for Young People by Nikki Giovanni

24. Brown Like Me by Noelle Lamperti

25. Michael’s Golden Rules by Deloris Jordan, Kadir Nelson


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