Studentreasures Publishing celebrates 17 million published student-authored books

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Studentreasures Publishing is celebrating 17 million published student-authored books.

According to Studentreasures officials, they are recognizing six second-grade classes at Sixes Elementary in Canton, Georgia, for writing, illustrating and publishing their own books. In addition to celebrating the published second-grade authors, one class was identified as the publisher of the 17 millionth student-authored book. It was announced that Sage Stulak’s class was that publisher with a book titles, “Our Amazing Fable-Tales.” As part of the celebration, the school was awarded a $1,000 grant.

Dr. Ashley Kennerly, Principal of Sixes Elementary, said they are proud of their second-grade students.

“We couldn’t be prouder of our second-grade students for their incredible achievement in publishing fables and fairy tales! Celebrating the publication of the 17 millionth book with Studentreasures is truly an honor, and we greatly appreciate their dedication to young authors,” said Dr. Kennerly. “This milestone not only showcases their creativity and talent but also promotes the invaluable skill of student authorship in a fun and engaging way. A heartfelt thank you to Studentreasures for their generous support in nurturing writing among our Sixes Stars. Together, we’re inspiring a new generation of storytellers!”

Studentreasures Publishing President and CEO Chad Zimmerman said they are celebrating these classes and their teachers for publishing their own books.

“We’re celebrating these six classes and their teachers for achieving something most people only dream of – publishing their own books,” said Zimmerman. “We’re also celebrating publishing 17 million student-authored books and recognize Ms. Stulak’s class for helping us reach this meaningful milestone. We also wish the best of luck to the Sixes Elementary students on their entry into the National Book Challenge for a chance to win a $5,000 grant for their school!”

For nearly 30 years, Studentreasures has helped 17 million students become proud, published authors. Named the “best free school publishing program,” Studentreasures provides engaging, hands-on writing lessons in classrooms across the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit