Elizabeth Bearden regarding service from BTSB:

"Bound to Stay Bound is my number one company that I purchase books from. They are high quality books. They are high quality people. If I ever have a problem they take care of it."

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Featured Author: Eric Carle

This June it will be 50 years since the publishing of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the first solo children’s book by Eric Carle. Bill Martin had noticed a red lobster in an ad Eric had done for an advertising agency he was working at and thought it showed children’s book potential.

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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 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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Library Dewey Decimal Signage

Bound to Stay Bound is pleased to offer eye-catching, vibrant posters to help inform library visitors about the Dewey® Decimal System.

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Get plush huggable dolls of your favorite book characters

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

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Top Sellers

List of the top 250 best-selling titles from the past 18 months.  A “MUST HAVE” for every library!

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Video Clips

Create playlists for open houses, promote upcoming titles, and help get students excited to read with dozens of free clips.

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SmartSearch Tool

Use SmartSearch® Tool to create library book collections that are balanced, appropriate, and support the curriculum and intellectual needs of your students and your school.

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PLAYAWAY® Audio Books

Bring the power of audio to learners at every level – improving performance when used independently or paired with a printed book.

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Dictionaries & Thesauruses

Get any dictionary or thesaurus in a high quality KidProof™ binding, guaranteed to last!

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Cream of the Crop & Hot Titles

"Cream of the Crops" are early predictions of what titles to watch for in the upcoming season. "Hot Titles" is a list of those titles that are getting great reviews and selling fast.

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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 2018 Winners! Handbook.

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Companion Items

BTSB offers a selection of eye-catching bookmarks, signage, and posters.

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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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Presale Fall 2019 Titles

Order now and receive the BTSB prebound edition on the publisher's release date

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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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Support Our Library

Support Our Library

Support Our Library offers schools a unique way to add new books into library collections. Get started in just a few easy steps.

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Warehouse Sale

BTSB is clearing the warehouse out to make room for new 2020 titles. A selection of hundreds of our signature prebound books are being sold at drastically discounted prices. *Titles are available only while supplies last.

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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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Order your novel sets with customized covers

BTSB book covers can be customized with a school or district logo at no additional charge. A minimum order of 25 copies of the same title is required for this service. BTSB quality includes an unconditional guarantee.

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Processing packages

Processing Services from Bound to Stay Bound

BTSB 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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curriculum Search

Start your curriculum search today

Looking for help finding material that matches state standards? Bound to Stay Bound has you covered with our curriculum-specific search.

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