Saturday, April 26, 2008

Fantabulous news from the class of 2k7!!!

Hitting the New York Times Best Seller list are:

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Jo KnowlesLessons from a Dead Girl was chosen as a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers and was selected for the New York Public Library's 2008 Books for The Teen Age. And she sold her second novel Jumping Off Swings.

S.A. Harazin’s Blood Brothers is included in the New York Public Library's annual list, Books for the Teen Age, 2008. And Blood Brothers was nominated for an Edgar, selected as an AKA quick pick and made the the 2008-2009 Taysha Reading list.

Suzanne Selfors’ first Young Adult novel, Saving Juliet came out in Feb and received a starred review from Publishers Weekly.

Sarah Beth Durst’s Into the Wild is a finalist for the 2007 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. It was also a finalist for a Cybils Award in the Fantasy and Science Fiction category. The sequel, Out of the Wild, will be released June 19, 2008.

Joni Sensei’s second book, The Humming of Numbers, was named a Jr. Library Guild Selection. Publication date is May 27, 2008.

Sundee Frazier’s Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything In It was awarded the ALA 2008 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award. It was also included on the Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People 2008 Bank Street College of Education's Best Children's Books of the Year 2008 (starred).

Julie Bowe is happy to announce the follow up to My Last Best Friend, titled My New Best Friend. Look for it August 1, 2008.

Woot! Woot! Woot! Class of 2k7, we're so proud of you!