The BTSB Difference

Why Buy Our Books?

Bound to Stay Bound is the foremost bindery in the U.S. when it comes to children's books. BTSB offers a wide range of services and guarantees to make sure that our prebound books last longer than any other editions available on the market.

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Andy Plemmons regarding service from BTSB:

"Not every company has great customer service and in the busy lives of school librarians we need a company that will stand behind us and support the work that we are doing in our schools."

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Here’s your chance to win a free Skype author visit!

Purchase any title by Loren Long or the Otis the Tractor MerryMaker doll and you'll be entered in a drawing for a free Skype visit!

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BTSB Overstock Sale

Don’t miss your chance for discounted books

Get any of hundreds of Bound to Stay Bound titles, each for $6.50 or less! Our overstock sale is happening right now.

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View the latest print catalog, and all the other fine resources BTSB has to offer. From our Cream of the Crop - Curriculum Tie Ins to our Library Corner updates, we're here to help you get more out of your library! All brochures are in PDF format.

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Preorder 2017’s ALA winners today!

Tell Bound to Stay Bound what awards you’re interested in knowing about this year, and the day award winners are announced, we will send you a title quote! Books will be reserved for you on announcement of the titles.

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Featured Author: Patricia McKissack

Patricia McKissack believes in telling stories the way she heard them. “I grew up listening to my grandfather weaving a good story and I picked up where my relatives left off,” she explains. While Patricia and Fredrick had three sons, her three daughters are Flossie, Mirandy, and Nettie Jo, introduced to the world in Flossie and the Fox, Mirandy and Brother Wind, and Nettie Jo’s Friends.

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New Board Books

Don’t miss board books with BTSB’s unique covers!

Your favorite board book titles are now available from Bound to Stay Bound, complete with KidProof™ covers and BTSB's library corners! Your favorite books now come with BTSB durability.

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Get hugable dolls of your favorite book characters

Bound to Stay Bound is pleased to offer MerryMakers character dolls! Dolls are based on a selection of beloved children's book characters.

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Resources and handbooks from Judy Freeman now available

Resources for Judy Freeman, a well-known speaker and writer on children's literature, are available from Bound to Stay Bound! See her BER titles as well as titles from The 2015 Winners! Handbook.

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Series Alerts

Get updated whenever a new series title comes out

Bound to Stay Bound will put your library on alert! Sign up for our series alert mailing list and keep your pulse on the big titles coming out in popular series.

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BTSB books face the school bus.

The Book Durability Challenge begins

Bound to Stay Bound recently took our books to a nearby school and put them to one of the ultimate tests -- could they survive an encounter with a school bus?

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Classroom sets

Order your book sets with customized covers now

Order any book -- even books not in Bound to Stay Bound's inventory -- as a book set and we'll add custom district or school logos for free! Save time and money by ordering quantities of 25 books or greater for the library or classroom in a quality binding with an unconditional guarantee.

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Processing packages

Processing services from Bound to Stay Bound

Bound to Stay Bound offers a wide variety of processing services on our prebound books, including reading program labels, genre stickers, and much more. Processing packages are customizable and can be changed according to the needs of your school, district, or library at any time!

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Common Core State Standards

Start your Common Core search today

Looking for help finding material that matches Common Core or other state standards? Bound to Stay Bound has you covered with our curriculum-specific search.

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Textbook Rebinding

Old, tattered textbooks? BTSB can rebind them

Have old textbooks with beaten-up covers? Looking to breathe life into your aging texts? Leave it to BTSB with our new textbook rebinding services.

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News Stories

  • 1/17/17

    The Children's Book Council has given us a list of recent children's trade books that provide STEM content.

    Here is our version of the list,, or more information can be found here:
  • 1/17/17

    Cassius Clay Jr.

    was born January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. As Muhammad Ali he became one of the most dominant boxers in history and became a voice for black athletes in all sports. We have a couple of new biographies about Ali for young readers. Who Was Muhammad Ali?, by James Buckley, illustrated by Stephen Marchesi, published by Grosset & Dunlap in 2016, ages 8-12, 105 pp., BTSB# 166469, $12.72. Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of twenty-two, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali. Nicknamed "The Greatest," Ali was as well known for his unique boxing style, consisting of the Ali Shuffle and the rope-a-dope, as he was for the catchphrase "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." Muhammad Ali, by Josh Gregory, published by Childrens in 2017, ages 8-11, 48 pp., BTSB# 401109, $13.60. A biography of the legendary Muhammad Ali, including how he first started boxing, what made him such a powerful fighter, his efforts to battle racism, impact on the civil rights movement, philanthropic endeavors, and much more.
  • 1/17/17

    SERIES ALERT - New Series -Atlantis Saga

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