At this time, submissions are open to those who have taken the Code 7 Challenge, based on the book that started it all including our company Starts With Us. Once you have taken the challenge, please copy the URL of the social media post where you shared your code word. You will need it to submit to us.

During the Challenge, we are offering feedback on all submissions if you take the Challenge and show us the code word you live by that empowers you to create stories for children with impact.  Now get cracking!


What We Publish

  • Fiction and nonfiction for children and teens
  • Hardcover and paperback
  • E-books
  • Picture books
  • Chapter books
  • Middle grade novels
  • Young adult novels
  • Activities and crafts
  • Graphic novels
  • Poetry and short story anthologies


  • We seek content that matters, quality stories of empowerment.
  • Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic life is just one example of a story that fits our guidelines. We will publish a range but it is useful to see how we view children and teens as changemakers.
  • Pre-published work will also be considered if you own all rights to the content.

Manuscript Format

Manuscripts should be formatted according to our guidelines.

This example in Microsoft Word or PDF may help.

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