Welcome to Capstone!
For over 25 years, Capstone has been the most trusted publisher of children’s books and digital solutions for libraries, classrooms and consumers. Helping children develop a love of reading and learning, no matter their ability, is at the heart of what we do at Capstone. Our imprints make it easy for educators and booksellers to find just the right book to inspire imaginations and ignite curiosity.
Picture Window Books
focuses on early childhood themes, social and emotional development, early literacy, and curriculum support topics. Picture Window books are approachable, appropriate, and diverse. These fiction and nonfiction titles include read-a-loud picture books, early readers, and first chapter books. With wholesome, striking art and playful, accessible text, Picture Window is ideal for fostering a love of reading from the very start. It’s most popular series include Katie Woo, Kylie Jean and Little Boost.
is a complete nonfiction content solution for grades K-2 focused on building foundational research skills and promoting early literacy success. Pebble content sparks curiosity in young learners by addressing early curriculum subjects in a fun, accessible way. Pebble books offer key early literacy supports such as controlled vocabulary, supportive fonts and layouts, photo-text match, and manageable word counts. PebbleGo databases promote digital literacy and make first research experiences easy by offering navigation and tools designed for beginning readers.
titles are engaging, accessible, series nonfiction books for grades 3-6. Covering both curriculum-focused and high-interest topics, Capstone Press titles are always fun, informative, accessible, and appropriate. These books celebrate and represent diversity by allowing all kids to see themselves in the pages. Capstone Press also supports struggling and reluctant readers with controlled word counts and vocabularies, leveled text, key back matter and strong photo-text matching. Popular brands include Graphic Library, You Choose and Max Axiom.
Stone Arch Books
creates exciting, fun, and accomplishable series fiction. The stories are fast-paced and cool, yet appropriate for middle grade readers. Short chapters and lower page counts build reading confidence while modern themes and original, exciting characters keep readers coming back for more. Each book is leveled with controlled vocabulary and word counts and extends the reading experience with full back matter. Whether its graphic novels or chapter books, on-level or hi/low, Stone Arch books are designed to meet kids where they are.
Compass Point Books
is Capstone’s middle school nonfiction imprint. With a focus on curriculum support and high-interest topics, Compass Point aims to bring smart, interesting, and unique approaches to tried and true subject areas. In-depth coverage on focused topics sets Compass Point apart. Best-selling series include Captured History.
Capstone Editions are exceptional standalone titles that include creative nonfiction, beautiful picture books, page-turning middle-grade, and moving, inspiring novels. With compelling authors, important stories, and timely subjects, Capstone Editions are created to inspire, entertain and engage all readers.