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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BTSB Celebrates 95 Years

BTSB celebrates 95 years

Don't miss our special anniversary sales and offers! You could win author visits, ALA award winning books, and more!

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Author visit giveaway

Win an author visit from Bound to Stay Bound!

You could win a visit from Sharon Draper or James Dean as part of Bound to Stay Bound's 95th anniversary celebrations!

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2015 ALA award winners are here!

Check out the list of ALA award winners and honor books!

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Featured Author Melanie Watt

Featured Author – Melanie Watt

Never doubt the power of a teacher. Of Michelle Lemieux, the creator of Stormy Night, and her professor, Mélanie Watt states that “It is because of her that I do what I do today.”

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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

Classroom sets

Order any book -- even books not in Bound to Stay Bound's inventory -- as a classroom 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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Reading Levels

Reading levels search

Need to search by reading levels for Accelerated Reader or Reading Counts? Get started with BTSB's search options.

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Common Core State Standards

Common Core State Standards

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

Textbook rebinding services

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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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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News Stories

ALA News

ALA advocates for library funding at hearing

Washington, D.C.—Emily Sheketoff, executive director of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office, today called on the U.S. House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to support federal library funding at an appropriations hearing that took place in Washington, D.C. read more

  • 8/28/15

    Mary Shelley, the mother of Frankenstein, was born in London, England on August 30, 1797.

    She is famous not only for writing the classic horror story at a time when women had nothing to do with horror stories, but also for her drama-filled marriage to the poet Percy Shelley. She has been reimagined as a young character in this new mystery for young readers. The Case of the Missing Moonstone, by Jordan Stratford, illustrated by Kelly Murphy, published by Knopf in 2015, ages 8-12, 219 pp., BTSB# 827030, $19.15, good reviews by SLJ and Booklist. Imagines an alternate 1826 London, where Ada Lovelace (the world's first computer programmer) and Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein) meet as girls and form a secret detective agency. Their first case involves a stolen heirloom, a false confession, and an array of fishy suspects.
  • 8/28/15

    Allen Say was born on August 28, 1937 in Yokohama, Japan.

    This great children's book illustrator continues his fascinating series of memoirs with this latest book, which includes his first experiences in America. Inker's Shadow, by Allen Say, published by Scholastic in 2015, ages 11-13, 79 pp., BTSB# 781228, $21.61. The continuation of this Japanese-born author/artist's memoirs, including coming-of-age at a military academy and the discovery of what it means to be American.
  • 8/27/15

    Never been to ALA? You can apply to the Association for Library Service to Children for a $600 Penguin Young Readers Group Grant to attend ALA next year in Orlando.

    The deadline to apply is October 1.
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