Capstone Expands Interactive eBook Collection with 700 New Titles
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Feb. 2, 2015 – Capstone, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, announces the addition of more than 700 titles to the Capstone Interactive eBooks collection. This expands the publisher’s digital offerings to over 4,000 titles, the largest selection of interactive eBooks with read-aloud audio over all other school library publishers.
Among the newly added interactive eBooks are titles from Capstone’s licensing collaborations with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, Sports Illustrated Kids, and the Smithsonian Institution. Also new to the collection are titles featuring best-selling Capstone characters, such as Katie Woo, Jake Maddox, Max Axiom, Zeke Meeks, and Benji Franklin, as well as select picture and chapter books, bilingual books, graphic novels, and nonfiction favorites, including the STAR-reviewed series Captured History and Captured World History.
“We’re pleased to honor our customer’s requests to offer even more choices in Capstone Interactive eBooks. This speaks volumes to the fact that our interactive titles feature great content that kids love and educators trust. No other publisher has a larger selection of interactive eBooks with read-to-me audio supports,” said David Samuelson, Capstone EVP and General Manager.
Pricing is a one-time fee which includes all students in a school with unlimited circulation and simultaneous usage by multiple students. Students can access the interactive eBooks directly from their library or at home, 24/7.
Capstone Interactive eBooks feature text highlighting, full-color illustrations, and read-to-me audio recorded by professional voiceover artists to model fluency and pronunciation. The interactive eBooks are compatible with any PC, Mac, iPad®, Android tablets, interactive white board, or other devices with high-speed internet access and speakers or headphones.
Capstone is a leading publisher of children’s books, digital solutions and services, literacy programs, and K–12 professional development resources. Capstone creates content in a variety of print, digital and media formats for school libraries, classrooms, and at home reading. Capstone’s business units include Capstone Library, Capstone Classroom, Capstone Young Readers, myON, and Capstone International. For more information, visit www.CapstonePub.com.
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