Capstone publishes nonfiction for beginning, struggling and reluctant readers, grades preK-9. Accessible text and topics that kids love are created in innovative formats that capture interest and build confidence and skill.

Daring Women


25 Women Who Thought It First

Discover 25 women who were trailblazers in science, technology, architecture, engineering, and more. Learn about some of the women who defied expectations and introduced the world to new ideas and creations big and small.


25 Women Who Fought Back

Discover 25 women who challenged the status quo and fought for what they believed in. From all corners of the world, these women show us that barriers are meant to be broken and obstacles can be overcome. Learn about some of the fierce women who perservered in the face of adversity to fight for what they thought was right.

Real Life Dragons

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Komodo Dragons

The Komodo dragon is the world's largest lizard! Readers will learn all about this real-life dragon that roams only a few small islands on Earth. Life science curriculum links are covered throughout. Critical thinking questions using the common core are also included.

Discovering the Night Sky

Exploring Eclipses

This book looks at solar and lunar eclipses, providing background information about the Sun, the Moon and our planet. The book covers what an eclipse is, what eclipses can look like, how they happen, what people thought of eclipses in the past, how they are studied today, and about eclipses on other planets. A fun activity is provided along with advice on viewing eclipses. Beautiful photographs and simple text help to engage readers and aid their understanding.

Need to Know Facts

Continents: What You Need to Know

From Africa, to Asia, to North America, take a tour of our world's continents. Find out all the need-to-know facts about climates, landforms, and unique features of each of these large land masses.

Money: What You Need to Know

Whether it's paper, coin, or plastic, money has value. Get a quick lesson on economics and the uses of money in our world.