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Even in a new world of reading, some things never change: the delight of a compelling story, the joy of discovering new facts and Capstone’s enduring commitment to create content that meets the needs of every reader. It is an exciting time to stand with you at the forefront of library innovation. New formats and technologies will engage readers of all abilities and support your students’ multitude of learning needs. Print, digital or yet-to-be imagined technology, Capstone is ready to leap with you into the new world of reading while carrying forward reading’s essential importance of developing knowledge, satisfying curiosity and inspiring imaginations.

Gold Sponsors:

FolletEducators around the world trust Follett School Solutions, Inc. to provide expert content, technical solutions and customer support to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts. We distribute books-both new and pre-owned, reference materials, digital resources, eBooks, and audiovisual materials. We are a leader in providing integrated educational technology that helps our customers manage physical and digital assets; the tracking, storing and analysis of academic data; and digital learning environment tools for the classroom that focus on student achievement.

lernerLerner Publishing Group creates high-quality fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent children’s book publishers with thirteen imprints and divisions. For more information, visit or call 800-328-4929.

Contact: Terri Lynn Soutor, Vice President, Marketing & Digital Products, 612-215-6235,

Silver Sponsor:

AbdoABDO is proud to offer PreK–12 family-friendly, education-based titles and digital resources for the library market across our five distinguished divisions: Abdo Publishing, Magic Wagon, Spotlight, Abdo Kids, and Abdo Digital. A leader in children’s publishing since 1985, we stand behind every title we publish, and our people are committed to exceeding your expectations at every interaction. Each day, we strive to continually create high-quality books that students want to read, and to provide educators with the information, service, and support needed to facilitate ongoing learning. For more information, contact ABDO Customer Service at 800-800-1312 or visit

Gale CengageGale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world’s information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in libraries, schools and online. Best known for the accuracy and convenience of its data, Gale addresses information needs in a variety of formats.

Contact: Customer Service: 1-800-877-4253,

Junior Library GuildJunior Library Guild (JLG) is a book review and collection development service that helps school and public libraries acquire the best new children’s and young adult books. Founded in 1929, JLG helps libraries of any size save money and simplify collection development. Junior Library Guild book selections go on to win awards, collect starred or favorable reviews, and earn industry honors. JLG is a Media Source, Inc company.

Lego EducationSince 1980, LEGO Education ( has delivered hands-on, curriculum-based resources for teachers and students worldwide. LEGO Education believes a hands-on, minds-on approach helps students actively take ownership of the learning process and develop 21st-century skills such as creative thinking and problem solving through real-life, engaging experiences.

LEGO and the LEGO logo, logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2014 The LEGO Group.

MackinVIAFor 30 years, Mackin Educational Resources has provided library and classroom materials for grades K-12. Known the world over for exemplary service and a stringent attention to detail, Mackin has access to more than 18,000 publishers and a collection of close to 3 million printed titles. Additionally, Mackin features a robust selection of close to 200,000 eBook titles and databases, as well as audio books and video resources available through their state-of-the-art eResource management system, MackinVIA.
For more information, visit or call 800-245-9540.


RosenSTEM/STEAM, Digital Literacy and Teen Health—plus the rest of the curriculum–Rosen Digital publishes award-winning databases and books that run on tablets, smartphones, computers and Chromebooks. Easy to teach with. Easy to learn from. Easy to use whether at one school or throughout an organization. Fun apps and games. Empower students to Explore, Learn, Create at Contact us by emailing Miriam Gilbert at


ScholasticScholastic distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and


Media Sponsor:

ISTEThe International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world. For more than three decades the ISTE Conference & Expo has been the premier forum in which to learn, exchange ideas and survey the field of education technology. The event attracts upwards of 18,000 attendees and industry representatives, including teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, library media specialists, teacher educators and policy makers. Attendees enjoy world-class keynotes, hundreds of sessions in a variety of formats and a massive Expo Hall.

September 26-27, 2015
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