A 15-year old girl has become the first African American teen author to write three books that have become mandatory reading material for several school district curriculum's in the United States.
Essynce Moore received praise from the state of New Jersey, the city of Passaic, and the city of Hillside for the novels she created as part of a series called The Chronicles of the Middle School. Her first book, published when she was in sixth grade won the Amazon Top Global Award in 2015.
Her second book was published in 2016 and her third book was released in 2017.
The young author hopes to have her Middle School Chronicles series as reading material in more schools around the world.
Her books cover issues that include improving self-esteem and how to encourage young people to pursue their goals.