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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Andy Plemmons regarding service from BTSB:

"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."

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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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Featured Author: Duncan Tonatiuh

Getting to Know Duncan Tonatiuh In retrospect it seems so inevitable.  Duncan Tonatiuh has such a talent for creating children’s books that he must have obsessed over picture books as a child and known from an early age what he was going to do

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BTSB Overstock Sale

Don’t miss your chance for discounted books

Get any of hundreds of Bound to Stay Bound titles, each for $6.50 or less! Our overstock sale is happening right now.

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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 2015 Winners! Handbook.

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New Fall 2017 Titles

Check out some of this fall's most popular titles available now from BTSB!

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Classroom sets

Order your book sets with customized covers now

Order any book -- even books not in Bound to Stay Bound's inventory -- as a book 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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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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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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Get huggable dolls of your favorite book characters

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

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Series Alerts

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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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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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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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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News Stories

  • 2/23/18

    The Grand Teton National Park, a 310,000 acre park in northwest Wyoming, was established February 26, 1929.

    Over 3 million people a year visit this mountainous park. Young readers can find out more about this national treasure in this new book. Grand Teton National Park, by Jodie Shepherd, published by Children's in 2018, ages 6-8, 32 pp., BTSB# 810431, $12.90. An introduction to Grand Teton National Park, including the park's plants, animals, landforms, and more.
  • 2/22/18

    Roy Choi was born February 24, 1970 in Seoul, South Korea.

    He was raised in Los Angeles, trained as a chef and is credited with developing the gourmet food truck industry sweeping the country. Here is a picture book biography of this innovative chef for young readers. Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and June Jo Lee, illustrated by Man One, published by Readers to Eaters in 2017, ages 5-9, 32 pp., BTSB# 606232, $21.19, good reviews by Kirkus and SLJ. The story of the Korean American chef in Los Angeles who inspired new methods for the food truck movement and works to create a better community through food.
  • 2/22/18

    Phil Knight was born February 24, 1938 in Portland, Oregon.

    While running track at the University of Oregon he started what would become a shoe company worth billions of dollars -- Nike. Here are the recently published memoirs of the founder of this ubiquitous company. Shoe Dog: a Memoir by the Creator of Nike, by Philip H. Knight, published by Simon and Schuster in 2017, ages 10-14, 273 pp., BTSB# 526684, $19.81, good review by SLJ. A fascinating coming of age story about the founder of NIKE and how Phil Knight went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of a billion dollar international running shoe company.
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