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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alaawards

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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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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News Stories

ALA News
05/06/2015

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

BTSB Books
05/01/2015

AASL seeks school librarians for task force

CHICAGO — The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is seeking school librarians to serve on an implementation task force for a new iteration of the association’s learning standards and program guidelines slated to launch in the fall of 2017. read more

  • 5/6/15

    The great baseball player Willie Mays was born on May 6, 1931 in Westfield, Alabama.

    Here are two children's books, a picture book biography and a historical fiction, to help celebrate Willie's birthday. Willie & Me: a Baseball Card Adventure, by Dan Gutman, published by HarperCollins in 2015, ages 8-12, 157 pp., BTSB# 408478, $18.59. Joe "Stosh" Stoshack uses his power to time travel using baseball cards to go back to 1951, when Bobby Thomson hit the famous Shot Heard Round the World home run to win the National League pennant for the New York Giants. You Never Heard of Willie Mays?, by Jonah Winter, illustrated by Terry Widener, published by Schwartz & Wade in 2013, ages 4-9, 34 pp., BTSB# 956953, $19.99, good reviews by Kirkus+, SLJ, Booklist+, Bulletin+ and Horn Book. Young readers follow Mays's unparalleled career from growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, to playing awe-inspiring ball in the Negro Leagues and then the Majors.
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  • 5/6/15

    Marcia Brown, a much admired and loved children's book illustrator, died at her home in California on April 28 at the age of 96.

    Her first book, The Little Carousel, was published in 1946. She won an amazing three Caldecott Medals and six Caldecott Honors, spanning a period from 1947 to 1983.
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