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We empower educators with engaging content that drives student success.  

Capstone publishes and creates content for students in grades K-5. You may know us through our print books, interactive eBooks, or from our curricular content hub PebbleGo. We support teaching and learning with amazing content that engages students, inspires teachers, and connects families and communities to move literacy forward.

We work with you to curate a content-rich program specific to your goals and challenges that does not contradict, crowd, or replace your existing resources. Capstone’s content creates harmony across digital and print, fiction and nonfiction, library and classroom, building on your efforts to create a consistently high-quality learning experience that educators and students, schools and their communities will love and trust.

Spring 2024 Books

Books

Our huge selection of print books delight readers and support learning across multiple genres and reading levels.

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Interactive eBooks

Our eBooks are supported by read-aloud audio and offer unlimited access for each school site.

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PebbleGo

Our curriculum-connected learning tool builds fundamental reading and research skills for independent learning. 

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Capstone Connect

Our search tool brings together all of our digital resources to easily discover and share curriculum standards-aligned content.

New Phonics Resource

Introducing Stairway Decodables, a supplemental phonics resource perfect for small group instruction and independent reading practice.

Combines multiple components of the Science of Reading to help young readers build vocabulary knowledge, improve verbal reasoning and language structures while decoding phonetically regular words.

36 NEW titles available Spring 2024!
 

Decodables

Celebrate Black History Month!

Join us in amplifying Black voices and characters! Check out author and educator Dr. Artika R. Tyner’s ideas for teaching Black History Month, celebrate Black joy with some of our favorite titles, take a wild ride through history in our new graphic novel series Qianna and the Quantum Train, and discover recommended books for the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. We invite you to celebrate Black History Month this month and throughout the year.

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Our multi-user eBooks support distance and in-person learning.

Capstone Interactive eBooks are designed for the unique needs of elementary schools.

  • Multi-user, simultaneous access—no hidden fees
  • Every eBook is supported by read-aloud audio recorded by professional voice-over artists
  • Over 5,500+ titles specific to K-5
  • Includes selection of titles specifically for Guided Reading support
  • Use from school or home on any internet-connected device!

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Hear what educators are saying about us:

"[Capstone At Home] books are a great little bundle with fun activities to engage kids at home. We are going to use them as rewards for a reading incentive program at our school. They’re perfect for the program!"

"[Capstone Interactive eBooks] are extremely cost-effective
because I’m able to supply an entire building with a title for the cost of one book."

"PebbleGo is the best resource for your elementary students. It is a trustworthy source of factual information for them to explore in a completely safe online environment."

Spring 2024 Sneak Peek!

What's new for Spring 2024? We’ve curated some of our favorite titles, including the poignant story of two otter friends in Always Together, the touching story of how origami helps loved ones stay connected in Paper Wishes, and the launch of the early chapter book series Farm Friends with Poppy and her mischievous pet goat. These are just a few of the many books we’re eager to share with readers. Preview these books today!      

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Discover Readers' Favorite Characters!

Looking for popular book characters that kids will love? From beloved characters like Katie Woo and Yasmin, to new characters sure to become reader’s next favorite, Capstone has an exciting lineup of book series for kids. Explore some of our most lovable characters and their stories.

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Disability Representation in Children's Books

Looking for children’s books featuring characters with disabilities? Check out our Disability Representation resources highlighting authentic and positive stories centering on characters with disabilities. We hope these stories will become essential additions to your growing library or classroom collection and facilitate meaningful discussion with readers.

Illustrated image of boy in a wheelchair from the graphic novel The Fantastic Freewheeler, Sixth-Grade Superhero! by Molly Felder, illustrated by Scott Brown

Scary books are good for kids.

Scary books are always in season and research shows reading age-appropriate scary stories with children is actually a good thing. Spooky stories excite and entice kids to read more. Reading scary stories can help kids confront their fears and learn important life lessons. Discover some of the best scary books for kids and some spooky activities to use in your classroom.

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We've been helping kids succeed for a long time.

Helping children develop a love of reading and learning is what we do and we love it. Want to learn more about 30 years of Capstone?

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