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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Steve Sheinkin

Featured Author – Steve Sheinkin

The stories Steve Sheinkin explores are often either ones that had previously been relegated to textbook sidebars (Bomb, Port Chicago 50) or questions that seem to come straight from the mouths of modern students (King George: What Was His Problem?)

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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

  • 10/6/15

    Thor Heyerdahl was born on October 6, 1914 in Larvik, Norway.

    He was trained as a scientist but had the heart of an adventurer. He became world famous in 1947 for his 5000 mile voyage in the hand-built raft Kon-Tiki. He successfully demonstrated that early peoples could have traveled long distances across the Pacific Ocean, creating linkages between societies. Here is a brand new children's book that tells the exciting story of this voyage. Impossible Voyage of Kon-Tiki, by Deborah Kogan Ray, published by Charlesbridge in 2015, ages 7-10, 33 pp., BTSB# 740800, $19.49, good review by Kirkus. Thor Heyerdahl's world-famous and harrowing Kon-Tiki expedition, during which he sailed a raft five thousand miles from the coast of South America to the islands of the South Pacific.
  • 10/5/15

    Happy Birthday, American Library Association! The organization was started on October 6, 1876 at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    The organizers included such familiar library names as Charles Cutter, Melvil Dewey and R.R. Bowker.
  • 10/5/15

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson was born October 5, 1958 in New York City.

    He is currently the director of the Hayden Planetarium and has become world famous for his television lectures on astronomy and other sciences. We now have a brand new biography of Tyson for young readers. Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Spokesperson for Science, by Norman D. Graubart, published by Enslow in 2016, ages 8-11, 24 pp., BTSB# 393500, $13.90. Astrophysicist, cosmologist, and author, Neil DeGrasse Tyson has devoted his life to understanding the universe and helping others do the same. He is an activist, an educator, and a television personality. Let his passion for making science fun inspire the scientist in you.
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