A Resource for Media Professionals

The Class of 2k7 is a group of first-time children's and YA authors with debut books coming out in 2007. We're helping to promote each other's books with a collective website, blog, newsletter, and regional tours. Our authors hail from 20 states and D.C. representing an extensive range of genres and publishers.

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Author Forums: http://forum.classof2k7.com/index.php

Fact Sheets

Class of 2k7 Authors and Books

2k7 authors and books by season, available as text or PDF.

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Author Links

Links to author websites, blogs, and MySpace pages.

Media Releases

Needle in the Haystack No More

Class of 2K7 Provides One-Stop Shopping for Booksellers, Librarians and Teachers Searching for New Voices in YA & MG Literature

Group Articles

Publishers Weekly

"Power in Numbers" feature: October 30, 2006

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The Edge of the Forest

"Sounds from the Forest" podcast: November, 2006

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Expression OnLine

Publicity and Marketing section: November 16, 2006


"The Debut Authors of Doom": November-December, 2006

2008 CWIM

Forthcoming: 2008 Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market

School Library Journal

"Website Serves Up New Writers" article: February 1st 2007

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Notable Blogs

Fuse #8

Musings of a New York City children's librarian.

10/17/2006: Ohmigodohmigodohmigodohmigod....
01/03/2007: Class of 2k7 - Now It's Personal
01/08/2007: Class of 2k8!

Teen Book Review

Reviews of young adult/teen books.

10/17/2006 Entry

Mitali's Fire Escape

Author Mitali Perkins is a friend of the Class.

10/19/2006 Entry

Jen Robinson's Bookpage

Promoting the love of books for children.

10/22/2006 Entry

Gotta Book

Author/Poet Gregory K. is a friend of the Class.

10/26/2006 Entry: Class Is Now In Session
01/16/2007 Entry: Lots to Read


A blog about books and publishing.

11/02/2006 Entry

Oz and Ends

Author J. L. Bell is a friend of the Class.

11/4/2006 Entry

Sellers Library Teens

By the teens and librarians at Sellers Library in Upper Darby, PA

11/06/2006 Entry


A blog from author/illustrator Amy Cullings

11/05/2006 Entry


Author Lois Szymanski is a friend of the Class.

11/4/2006 Entry

Booklist Online

The Booklist blog is maintained by Kier Graff.

11/20/2006 Entry

Book Trailerpark

The Book Standard's excellent blog of book videos.

1/1/2007 Entry

Finding Wonderland

If you love young adult literature, check out this humble sanctuary for news, advice, links, and fun.

02/05/2007 Entry