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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Featured Author Pat Mora

Featured Author Pat Mora

“I wouldn’t be me without my books,” explains Pat Mora. “I’ve been a reader all my life.” The creator of “Children’s Day, Book Day”, or as it is known in Spanish “El día de los niños, el día de los libros,” is passionately devoted to sharing the bookjoy as widely as she can.

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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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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 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 special anniversary overstock sale starts today.

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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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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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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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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

  • 9/30/16

    Truman Capote was born September 30, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Before he became a great writer he grew up in the small town of Monroeville, Alabama, where his best friend was Harper Lee, who would one day write To Kill a Mockingbird. Here is a new novel for young readers that imagines what their life was like in Monroeville. Tru & Nelle, by Greg Neri, published by Houghton in 2016, ages 7-10, 328 pp., BTSB# 670809, $19.61, good reviews by Kirkus+, SLJ, Booklist+, Bulletin and Horn Book. In their small town of Monroeville, Alabama, in 1930, misfits Tru and Nelle strike up a friendship and find a mystery to solve when someone breaks into the drugstore and steals some candy and a fancy brooch.
  • 9/29/16

    October will be celebrated around the world as International School Library Month.

    Find out ways to celebrate this most essential of libraries here,
  • 9/29/16

    The 2017 Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Grant can now be applied for.

    This $4000 grant from the Association for Library Service to Children, sponsored by Simon & Schuster, funds an author/illustrator visit to a library. The deadline to apply is November 1.
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