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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MerryMakers Dolls

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

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Series Alerts

Series Alerts from BTSB

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

95th Anniversary Overstock Sale

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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BTSB Celebrates 95 Years

Thanks for celebrating with us

From January 20, 2015 to January 20, 2016, BTSB celebrated 95 years of business. We held giveaways, promotions, and hosted special receptions. Our president, Robert Sibert, was presented with the AASL Presidential Crystal Apple Award. And we couldn't have done it without you, our customers.

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Judy Freeman

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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Featured Author Annie Barrows

Featured Author – Annie Barrows

“Everyone in my family read,” remembers Annie Barrows. “There was nothing else to do at night.” One can imagine the little Annie watching the grownups read to themselves until someone—usually her mother or her sister—would read aloud to her.

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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

  • 5/26/16

    The bookstores of America have announced their E.B.

    White Read-Aloud Award and Indie Choice Young Adult Book of the Year Winners for 2016.
  • 5/26/16

    The appropriately named Sally Ride was born May 26, 1951 in Los Angeles, California.

    She trained as a physicist, entered NASA's astronaut program and became the first woman in space in 1983. Here is a new biography about this pioneer, written by her partner, especially for middle school readers. Sally Ride: a Photobiography of America's Pioneering Woman in Space, by Tam E. O'Shaughnessy, published by Roaring Brook in 2015, ages 10-14, 153 pp., BTSB# 693509, $21.61, good review by Booklist. A biography of the famous astronaut drawing on personal and family photographs from her childhood, school days, college, life in the astronaut corps, and afterward.
  • 5/26/16

    Dorothea Lange was born May 26, 1895 in Hoboken, New Jersey.

    She became a master photographer and is world famous for her work done documenting the Great Depression in the U.S. Here is a new children's biography that explains her accomplishments to young readers. Dorothea's Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth, by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Gerard Dubois, published by Calkins Creek in 2016, ages 7-9, 33 pp., BTSB# 765090, $19.49, good reviews by Kirkus, SLJ, Booklist and Bulletin.
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