July 3, 2015

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Author Lee Bennett Hopkins Donates Kid Lit Collection to Penn State Libraries


Author Lee Bennett Hopkins has pledged to give the Penn State University Libraries his 18,000-volume book collection and correspondence papers from his lifelong career in children’s literature. The children’s poetry and literature collection, valued at approximately $3.25 million, includes volumes from such authors as Nikki Grimes, Madeline L’Engle, and Maurice Sendak, many of whom have autographed their works.

Capstone Donates Over 3,000 Books to Moore, Oklahoma Elementary Schools

Capstone distribution center employee with book shipment

After the storms last spring devastated the Moore (OK) community, Capstone recently sent a shipment of 3,000-plus books to support the city’s two elementary schools, Briarwood Elementary and Plaza Towers Elementary.