Featured Publisher: ReferencePoint Press

An ongoing look at partner publishers available through GVRL

By Geoff Schwartz

Established in 2006, ReferencePoint Press is an independent educational publishing house focused on high-quality series nonfiction for students and researchers in grades 6-12. Their experienced editorial team strives to create clear, accessible, and thoroughly researched books and digital content.  More than just a source of raw information, each ReferencePoint title serves as a foundation for student assignments and learning by providing relevant background, context, perspective, statistics, and supporting images on current and historical topics. This disciplined editorial focus and mission has built a reputation as a go-to source for libraries and classrooms serving young adults.

ReferencePoint titles include pedagogical features that support grades 6–12 Common Core State Standards such as source notes, primary sources, multiple points of view, statistical illustrations, and maps.  Their focus is on core curriculum areas including current issues, social studies, history, health, and science.  They publish 75 new books annually with a current total of more than 350 titles.


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About the AuthorGeoff Schwartz

Geoff is a Renaissance man, who can often be found reading about obscure historical topics, working on cars, or debating world affairs. He comes from a family of teachers and has a BA in communications.


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