October 16, 2017

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SLJ and Capstone Partner for Capstone Rewards Program

Capstone and SLJ will offer Capstone Rewards members discounts on SLJ subscriptions and professional development courses.

Librarians To Be the Stars of a 2018 Calendar

In a special edition calendar from Capstone, a year’s worth of stunning photos will highlight the depth and breadth of librarians’ passions, skills, and personalities.

Top Education Companies Band Together To Save Library Funding

In order to advocate for federal library funding, a Corporate Committee for Library Investment has been created.

Battle summer slump with two programs: Summer Sparks and SYNC

Looking for a way to beat the summer reading slump?  Check out these two programs to help kids of all ages keep their reading going all summer long.   1. Summer Sparks Classroom teachers and librarians are invited to join our friends Buncee and Capstone Publishing in their first Summer Sparks Reading Contest designed to […]

School Librarians of Rhode Island Raising the Profile of Their Profession

With the help of Kickstarter and Capstone Publishing, Rhode Island school librarians are producing a video to highlight the critical importance of well-funded and properly staffed public school libraries.

Kids Can Vote for Our Next President with PebbleGo Vote!

Voting opens on October 10. The winner of PebbleGo Votes will be announced on November 9. Schools do not need to be PebbleGo subscribers to participate.

Primary Sources Go Mobile; African American History Site Debuts | Tech Bites

This month’s Tech Bites news roundup features a variety of the latest digital resources for students.

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SPONSORED: Q&A with Monika Schroeder, Be Light Like a Bird

I often start a book with setting. The ‘seed idea’ for Be Light Like a Bird came to me the first time I saw a landfill. My husband and I had cleaned out the cabin my husband inherited from his father in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. I couldn’t believe it when he drove all the stuff to a landfill nearby, a big hole where people bury unwanted items.

Review: March Grand Prix

Kean Soo is well known for his contributions to the Flight Anthologies, but for me, his most well-known work is his wonderful comic Jellaby, which was originally published by Hyperion, and then later reprinted by Capstone/Stone Arch books. But luckily his partnership with Capstone didn’t end with reprinting his out of print titles. Instead they […]

PebbleGo Animals Pre-K Database Now in Spanish

The translation of the popular database was triple-verified: first by a translator, then an editor, and, lastly, the audio was reviewed for pronunciation.

Capstone Offers Matching Grants for Ebooks

Schools can apply to MN-based publisher Capstone to receive a matching grant toward the purchase of its interactive ebooks in a program announced today.

Capstone to Launch Spanish-language PebbleGo

Capstone will debut a Spanish-language version of its PebbleGo database in Spring 2016. PebbleGo Animales will feature articles on more than 250 animals and their behaviors for grades PreK–2.

Getting to E: The State of the School Ebook Market

School libraries are moving toward ebook adoption; the question is how fast.

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Book Expo America 2015 (Part II)

On Thursday, May 28th, I was lucky enough to be released from my regular duties as a middle school librarian so I could hop over to the City and spend a day at Book Expo America. I walked up and down the Convention Floor for five hours without a break. I only felt it when […]

Adopt-a-Library Program Reveals Winners; “Nowhere But Here” Giveaway | SLJTeen News

The debut authors’ group Freshmen Fifteens announces the winners of its mini-grants. The 2015 International Latino Book Awards finalists are revealed. Enter for a chance to win a copy of Katie McGarry’s Nowhere But Here. Get a preview of Awkward graphic novel from Yen Press.

Winners Announced for IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service; Capstone Fellowship in Children’s Lit | News Bites

In the latest News Bites, the Institute of Museum and Library Services has announced the recipients of the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

Capstone Announces New PebbleGo Dinosaurs

At the Texas Library Association annual conference in Austin (April 14−17), Capstone unveils its pre-K−3 database PebbleGo Dinosaurs.

Día Multicultural Book Grants; MyON Adds National Geographic Kids | News Bites

In industry news, Egmont USA has closed, Capstone has added more than 700 new titles to its interactive ebooks collection, and the National Book Foundation is looking for applicants for its $10,000 Innovations in Reading Prize.

Capstone’s PebbleGo Earth and Space Becomes PebbleGo Science

Capstone’s PebbleGo Earth and Space database not only gets a new name, but the updated database will cover additional content selected for its correlation to STEM and Next Generation Science standards.

Capstone Launches PebbleGo Next

Capstone Publishing launched the PebbleGo Next database module on November 24. Find out how to sign up for your free trial.