| Coughlan Companies|
| United States|
| Bob Coughlan (Principal), Jim Coughlan (Principal) Tom Ahern, (CEO), Bill Rouse (COO/CFO), Steve Robinson (CFO), Matt Keller (CMO), Todd Brekhus (President, myON), Ashley Andersen Zantop (Chief Content Officer), Ross Gilbertson (CIO), Miles Stevens-Hoare (Managing Director, Oxford)|
Switch Press, Stone Arch Books, Picture Window Books, Compass Point Books
North Mankato, Minnesota, United States
Capstone is a publisher of children’s books and digital products. Capstone focuses on the educational market. They also sell to the trade market and internationally. Capstone publishes nonfiction, fiction, picture books, interactive books, audio books, literacy programs, and digital media. Imprints and divisions include Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Picture Window Books, Stone Arch Books, Red Brick Learning, Capstone Digital, Heinemann-Raintree and Switch Press. Capstone acquired the assets of Heinemann-Raintree library reference from Pearson Education in 2008. Heinemann-Raintree has offices in Chicago and Oxford, England. Capstone is based in Mankato, Minnesota, with additional offices in Minneapolis, Chicago, and Oxford. Capstone is part of Coughlan Companies, Inc. Coughlan Companies also includes Jordan Sands, a limestone quarry, and fabrication facility.
1990 Capstone Press acquired
1991 Capstone Press first titles released
1998 Pebble brand created
1999 Capstone creates their first imprint, Compass Point Books
2001 Capstone creates their second imprint, Picture Window Books
2002 Red Brick Learning Launched
2003 FactHound.com Launched
2004 Pebble Plus launched
2005 Capstone creates their third imprint, Stone Arch Books
2007 Capstone Publishers (Capstone) established to unite imprints
2007 Capstone Interactive Library Launched
2008 Capstone acquired Heinemann Global Library
2008 Capstone Launched CollectionWiz
2009 PebbleGo Launched
2009 Capstone Digital Launched
2010 PebbleGo Earth and Science Launched
Capstone Publishers Wikipedia
Capstone imprints contain fiction and nonfiction titles. Capstone also has digital products (myON, Capstone Interactive Library, CapstoneKids FactHound and PebbleGo) and services (CollectionWiz and Library Processing).Capstone Press – publishes nonfiction for grades preK-8.
Compass Point Books – publishes nonfiction with a focus on topics such as history, science, biography and careers, grades 5-12.
Picture Window Books – publishes fiction and nonfiction easy readers, picture books and chapter books, grades preK-4.
Stone Arch Books – publishes fiction for grades K–9.
Switch Press – publishes nonfiction, cookbooks, craft and how-to titles, and narrative nonfiction. Historical fiction, fantasy, graphic novels, and poetry for young adult reads.