Customer Testimonials

What our customers say about Bound to Stay Bound Books

Video Testimonial

Christen Higgins
Matthews Elementary School
Charlotte, North Carolina

Audio Testimonials


I’ve been a customer for almost 30 Years!

“I’ve been a customer for almost 30 years now – in an elementary school and a middle school – we can always trust that your titles and your books are going to hold up better than anybody else’s.”

Mariann Amass
Waynesville Middle School
Waynesville, Missouri

High Quality People

“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.”

Elizabeth Bearden
K-5 Elementary Librarian
Cunningham, Tennessee

Their product is phenomenal

“Bound to Stay Bound has always been our go-to company because they are great with their customer service, their product is phenomenal, and if there’s ever any problems that we have they are always wonderful to work with.”

Teresa Miller
Carol Rae Ranch Elementary School
Gilbert Public Schools
Gilbert, Arizona

Durable and meant to last

“These Bound to Stay Bound board books are so durable…  I know if I buy them they’re going to last for a long time!”

Emily Kupersztoch
England Elementary School
Round Rock I.S.D.
Austin, Texas

Great resources

“I can’t thank Bound enough for all the great resources they provide for me as I work on collection development in my fifteen libraries I supervise.”

Sharon Haupt
District Librarian
San Luis Coastal United School District
San Luis Obispo, California

Quality in all areas

“When I think of Bound to Stay Bound I think of quality, from the books to the customer service to the website.”

Mark Lee
Brooklyn Elementary School
Oregon School District
Brooklyn, Wisconsin

Andy Plemmons

Great customer service

“The second reason that I love Bound to Stay Bound is the customer service… 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.”

Andy Plemmons
School Library Media Specialist
Barrow Elementary School
Athens, Georgia

Shiny and pretty

“If you ask any of the kids they will probably pick one of the Bound to Stay Bound because it is nice and shiny and pretty, and they know that if their little brother or sister gets ahold of it there is a chance that it might survive!”

Stella Green
Shawnee Mission Unified School District
Roseland Park, Kansas

Huge success

“We use the [Save Our] Library campaign… through Bound to Stay Bound to get community and family to donate books to the library. It has had a huge success at Aviara Oaks Elementary.”
Andrea Oshima
Library Media Tech
Aviara Oaks Elementary School
Carlsbad, California

Don’t ever have to weed

“I don’t ever have to weed Bound to Stay Bound books due to them falling apart because, well, they just don’t!”
Sheri Wersterfer
Hoffman Lane Elementary School
New Braunfels, Texas

Elizabeth Patterson

Covers look fabulous

“The covers look so fabulous, the kids just love them, and they are Bound to Stay Bound – they will last a true lifetime.”
Elizabeth Patterson
Smithson Valley Middle School
Spring Branch, Texas

Books that will last

“We order Bound to Stay Bound books almost exclusively from our library because we’re on limited budgets and we want books that will last, and books that are attractive, and books that kids want.”
Angie Adams
Lead Librarian
Vista Grande Elementary School
Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Quality service and products

“I recommend Bound to Stay Bound if you’re looking for books that will last and quality service and products.”
Christina Peterson
School Librarian
Conestoga Valley Middle School
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Attention to detail

“The reason I am such a fan of Bound to Stay Bound Books is the company’s attention to detail… I love that the website tells me if the book is immediately available… the speed of delivery is impressive… I have not encountered another company that matches their commitment to quality and customer service.”
Tim Whitney
School Librarian
Leola Elementary School
Leola, Pennsylvania

Quick turnaround

“I really like the quick turnaround for Bound to Stay Bound. I put in an order — it’s there usually within a week!”
Lynella Holmes
Elementary Library Media Specialist
Beloit School District
Beloit, Wisconsin

Always treated respectfully

“I have also found that with Bound to Stay Bound Books personnel, I’m always treated respectfully and anytime I’ve had to call or I’ve had an issue I’ve been helped and problems get solved right away. They’re great to work with!”

Amber Peterson
Carson Elementary School
Puyallup, Washington

Kate Brundage

A customer for life

“The ability of books to be able to be circulated again and again and again is equally important, especially at a time when budgets are limited and we have to make choices… I think I’m a Bound to Stay Bound customer for life!”
Kate Brundage
Singapore American School

Judy Hansen

Easy and convenient

“I love the online ordering. It’s very easy and convenient. I use the Dup Check feature and the Analysis helps me with my collection development. I just think the Bound to Stay Bound company is the best!”

Judy Hansen
District Coordinator
Pampa Independent School District
Pampa, Texas

Lynn Morris

Totally satisfied

“I am totally satisfied with everything about Bound to Stay Bound because they’re as close to perfect as you can get!”
Lynn Morris
Frank Elementary School
Klein, Texas

Always friendly

“What I really like about Bound to Stay Bound Books is their customer service. I call them, they are always so friendly, they can deal exactly with what I want, I can just tell them and it always arrives very promptly.”

Francis Ablett
St. Michael Elementary School
Sharonville, Ohio

Marisela Rodriguez

Great selection

“So, initially it was the binding that sold me on Bound to Stay Bound. But now it is not only the binding but the great selection of high quality literature, and the customer service is second to none.”

Marisela Rodriguez
Director of Library Services
Southwest Independent School District
San Antonio, Texas

Best company to order books from

“When I became a school librarian it was easy to see which books held up the best. Bound to Stay Bound is the best company to order books from that not only need to stand up to the test of time but also the hands of students.”
Amy Benedict
Keokuk Middle School
Keokuk, Iowa

I recommend it to anyone

“Any of my friends that become librarians, when they get their first library, whether they are elementary or middle, I just tell them look at Bound to Stay Bound and give them a try.”
Becky Jackman
New Providence Middle School
Clarksville, Tennessee

Can’t say enough about BTSB

“I’ve worked as a media specialist for over 25 years and I just can’t say enough about Bound to Stay Bound Books! They hold up very well, their website is easy to navigate… and you get great customer service.”
Nancy Praver
Media Specialist
Riverview Elementary School
Titusville, Florida

Stands the test of time

“Schools have very limited funding and we don’t have the opportunity to run out and buy whatever we want whenever we want. So librarians are very thoughtful about their purchases, and we have found that Bound to Stay Bound is the one that stands the test of time.”
Kim Anderson
Library Media Specialist
Watterson Elementary School
Louisville, Kentucky

Librarian’s best friend

“I think Bound to Stay Bound is a librarian’s best friend… Their customer service has that old-fashioned personal touch. Your library’s order matters to Bound to Stay Bound.”
Jan Willis
Lee County Library System
Tupelo, Mississippi

Barbara Burns

Our students deserve the best

“I think we are sending a message that reading in our school is extremely important, that we value the printed word, and that we feel as if our students deserve the very best… Therefore, I would not go with any other company. I’m very pleased with Bound to Stay Bound.”
Barbara Burns
Head Librarian
Norfolk Academy
Norfolk, Virginia

Customer service is tremendous

“Customer Service at Bound to Stay Bound is also tremendous. Whenever I’ve had a problem, whenever I’ve had a concern or I’ve had a question, I can call, I can get through, someone is right there to answer my questions.”
Cindy Schaible
Augusta Ranch Elementary School
Mesa, Arizona

They last and they last

“The Bound to Stay Bound Books hold up to the locker crunches…, football practice…, students using them as last minute snowboards down a hill. They last and they last and they last.”

Holli Buchter
Asst. Media Coordinator
St. Vrain School District
Longmont, Colorado

Cindy Moyle

Always look for BTSB first

I always look for a Bound to Stay Bound book first… I do like the website, it’s so easy to order books. The delivery is so quick.”

Cindy Moyle
District Library Coordinator
Granite School District
Salt Lake City, Utah

Stand up to the trials

“There are no compromises with the Bound to Stay Bound product. You’re going to find that these books stand up to the trials that your students will put them through.”
Nancy Froehlich
Smith Street Elementary School
Uniondale, New York

Jim Moon

I like the Dup Check

“I really like the Dup check… The Collection Development is very helpful too.”

Jim Moon
Willow Creek Middle School
Lehi, Utah

Alan Hendrix

Not one single mistake

“For $90,000 worth of books there was not one single mistake in the whole order, … but I guess I’ve come to expect that from Bound to Stay Bound.”
Alan Hendrix
Lead Elementary Librarian
Lubbock Independent School District
Lubbock, Texas

Stand up against punishment

“We’ve used Bound to Stay Bound for over 45 years… We particularly like the quality of the bindings because they are durable and they stand up against the punishment our children give to us.”
John Taylor
Madera County Library
Madera, California

Very confident in using site

“So within the first hour of our meeting he (our BTSB sales rep) pretty much brought me from very little knowledge of how to purchase books to feeling very confident in using the Bound to Stay Bound site.”
Amy Oberts
Oakland Elementary School
Bloomington, Illinois

Friendliness and acceptance

“I love the fact that I’m important. I guess it’s the attitude I see at Bound to Stay Bound; it’s one of friendliness, of acceptance, of people going out of their way to make sure that what you’re getting, the product, is really good.”
Nancy Talley
Pheasant Point Elementary School
O’Fallon, Missouri

Just one of the best

“I also like using the website. I find it easy to use and I especially like the feature where it compares a title against my collection… I strongly recommend (Bound to Stay Bound Books). It’s just one of the best!”
Sarah Geiger
Acoma Elementary School
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Wonderful books

“After pricing the whole list I realized that buying from Bound to Stay Bound was only $2.35 more, and I thought ‘That’s nothing!’, I can afford these wonderful books.”

Susan Bristow
Columbia River High School, Vancouver School District
Vancouver, WA

Marcia Parsons

Rarely have to buy from anywhere else

“Some people think they can’t get middle school books from Bound to Stay Bound and that is absolutely not true. I very rarely have to buy a book from anywhere else.”
Marcia Parsons
Drexel Hill Middle School
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Peggy Becksvoort

What’s not to like?

“When asked why I like Bound to Stay Bound I always say ‘What’s not to like about a company that gives you more than you asked for?'”
Peggy Becksvoort
Falmouth Middle School
Falmouth, Maine

BTSB books are a bargain

“I’m a shopper, I’m always looking for a bargain. And at any price Bound to Stay Bound books are a bargain because I know that they will last and last and last.”
Nancy Adams
Media Specialist
Cumberland Road Elementary School
Fishers, Indiana
Sue Kowalski

The website is a good tool

“The website… is not only a tool that I use as a purchaser but it’s a tool we use in our library programming.”

Sue Kowalski
Pine Grove Middle School
East Syracuse, New York

Serve our community well

“We’re always happy to see those books come through our library that bear the little gold labels that say Bound to Stay Bound. They continue to serve our community well and, for a library on a tight budget, that’s always a plus.”
Angel Tuggle
Branch Manager
Winder Public Library
Winder, Georgia

Karen Gavigan

Can’t beat that kind of service

“Excellent service, sales rep’s wonderful and the website’s very user friendly for ordering… You can’t beat that kind of service!”

Karen Gavigan
Instructional Resource Center, University of North Carolina-Greenville
Greenville, North Carolina