Give the Gift Graduates will Truly Treasure with Jostens Photo Books
Flexible design and sharing options allow family and friends to create the perfect graduation photo book
Minneapolis - May 5, 2010

With the school year wrapping up and new adventures on the horizon, Jostens Photo Books™ are helping families and friends create a truly personal graduation gift that celebrates the entire story of the graduate and the achievement in reaching this milestone. Jostens Photo Books are a fun and easy way to capture and share the student's most memorable stories and photos in a unique hardcover book that will be treasured for a lifetime.

"Graduation is a special time and a great milestone for graduates, families and friends. Jostens Photo Books helps those families and friends celebrate the graduate by capturing their experiences and stories together in a gift that they really want," said Tricia Hamak-Sundeen, director, Photo Books, Jostens. "You do not need scrapbooking or technical talents to create a fun and contemporary book because we offer countless page designs, fantastic hard cover choices and real help from real people just a phone call or email away."

From baby pictures to stories from senior year, Jostens Photo Books allow family and friends to share their favorite memories of the grad – even a few the grad might not remember. The entire story of the graduate can include photos of friends, special gatherings and activities the graduate was involved in, as well as fun phrases or quotes that hold special meaning

Named the "most versatile" photo book Web site by Good Housekeeping magazine, Jostens Photo Books allows users to create their own photo books on Jostens' easy-to-use Web site perfect for all end of school year activities. Using their digital photos and text,, users can tell the graduate's unique story in a 22 to 60-page book. Plus Jostens' proprietary process makes it easy to keep it simple or take advantage of the tool's flexibility to add custom creative flair. The Jostens Photo Books experience is differentiated from other online photo book solutions with:

  • Exceptional quality books with sewn bindings and premium archival quality paper
  • Amazing covers - even create your own
  • Powerful editing tools to give you the control
  • A wide variety of professionally designed page themes and styles
  • The ability to add as many pictures as you want, where you want
  • Graphic stickers to provide an extra creative touch
  • Online tools enable group collaboration

Jostens is a leading provider of products, programs and services that help millions of people tell their stories, celebrate important experiences and traditions and recognize achievements. Jostens has been helping people express themselves since 1897 and understands that graduation gifts are an important way for friends and families to remember their times together and capture their personal school experiences. Jostens Photo Books provide storytelling services directly to consumers to help them create unique photo books that will be shared generation after generation.

Jostens Photo Books are the perfect gift for friends, graduates and teachers – starting at just $34.99 – photo books provide lasting value at an affordable price. Plus, now through June 30th, users will receive a $10 discount on any personalized Jostens Photo Book by visiting www.jostens.com/photobooks and entering the promo code: GRADGIFTS.

About Jostens

Minneapolis-based Jostens is a provider of products, programs and services that help people inspire achievement and preserve memories. The company's products include school yearbooks and memory books, OurHubbub™ brand MemoryBooks, scholastic products such as class rings and graduation products, and products for athletic champions and their fans. Jostens is a subsidiary of Visant Corporation, a marketing and publishing services enterprise servicing the school affinity, direct marketing, fragrance and cosmetics sampling and educational publishing market segments.