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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Check out new spring titles!

A new season and year means new titles are available in Bound to Stay Bound's unique binding! Check out what's available today.

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ALA 2017 winners

Check out the winners of ALA's Youth Media Awards and order your copies from Bound to Stay Bound!

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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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Brochures

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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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 huggable 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

  • 3/29/17

    College basketball will climax this weekend with the games of the NCAA Final Four.

    Young readers caught up in the excitement and drama of the games can learn more about them through the years in this new book. Final Four: the Pursuit of College Basketball Glory, by Matt Doeden, published by Millbrook in 2016, ages 10-15, 64 pp., BTSB# 282355, $31.04, good reviews by Kirkus, SLJ and Booklist. The thrilling Cinderella stories, buzzer-beaters, and bracket-busters of the most exciting month of the year.
  • 3/29/17

    April is National Poetry Month.

    The Academy of American Poets has been sponsoring this celebration for over two decades. We have a Cream of the Crop Curricular List on poetry here -- http://www.btsb.com/btsbcontent/uploads/2017/02/COTC-Poets-Poetry-Jan-2017.pdf. You can find some ideas on how to celebrate during April on this website --
  • 3/28/17

    Tomie dePaola has made his picks for the 2017 Tomie dePaola Award.

    This is the last year this award, sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, will be awarded. Next year it will become the SCBWI Narrative Art Award.
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