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Follett’s Expands PreK-12 ebook Offerings with Macmillan Partnership

Posted Dec 16, 2013
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Follett has announced a partnership with Macmillan Publishers to distribute Macmillan’s collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12 students. The collection adds to the more than 250,000 ebook titles currently available through Titlewave, Follett’s collection development, search and ordering tool.

The Macmillan collection includes many recent popular and award winning PreK-12 titles, such as “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle and “Dead End in Norvelt” by Jack Gantos. Other well-known titles now available through Follett include, “Tuck Everlasting” by Natalie Babbitt; “Joey Pigza Loses Control” by Jack Gantos; “Cinder” by Marissa Meyer; “When Zachary Beaver Came to Town” by Kimberly Willis Holt; “Twice Toward Justice” by Claudette Colvin; and “Breaking Stalin’s Nose” by Eugene Yelchin.

Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company that publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. PreK-12 ebook collections from Random House, Hachette Book Group and Simon & Schuster are also available from Follett.

With books increasingly moving to digital formats, Follett has been at the forefront of the transition with tools and solutions that help customers access and integrate the new forms of content within schools. Follett Shelf is the digital shelf most used by schools to access ebooks, while Follett Enlight provides students with a consistent and easy-to-use ebook reading environment on their desktops, tablets and smartphones, and allows users to add notes and highlights to an ebook and then view them anywhere they have access to their Follett Shelf account. Today, more than 29 million students and educators in 42,000 schools worldwide use ebooks provided by Follett.

To learn more about Follett PreK-12 products and services, visit www.follettlearning.com.

Source: Follett, www.follettlearning.com


 
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