An Educator’s Guide to Another Turn Used Books

By Debi Polen I remember spending nearly all of my summer break as a home educator planning lessons for the upcoming school year. After a few years of personal experience in home educating in Pennsylvania, I learned that it was best to begin early, such as in April, because many of the homeschooling curriculum fairs [Read More…]

Magic Tree House Adventures Make Great Foundations for Unit Studies

Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House We’ve just taken a trip down our homeschooling memory lane by adding to our online catalog several titles in Mary Pope Osborne’s The Magic Tree House book series from Random House. These books, which we used for literature-based unit studies, are written for children ages 6 to 8 and [Read More…]

New Consignor Store Features Collectibles

We’ve got a new consignor who has placed several collectible items into our catalog, prompting us to create a new category to house them! To visit the new Collectibles catalog category, you can use the Special Department link in the Shop by Department menu item at the top of each page of the website. You’ll [Read More…]

What’s New: School and Office Supply Store from

We’ve added a new School & Office Supply Store provided through our affiliate You’ll see all the educational supplies carried by and its third-party sellers conveniently located on our website. Whether you’re a parent, student, or teacher, there’s bound to be something in this specialty store that you’ll need for going back to [Read More…]

New Consignor Opens Store for Graduate, Technical, and Professional Studies

“Consignor 96” has opened a store on our website with books ranging from The Portfolios of Ansel Adams, fully illustrated with beautiful reprints of his famous photography, to Oxford Graduate Texts: Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Molecular Simulation. This store will contain hundreds of Technical, Professional, and Graduate level books with a smattering of Art, Biographies [Read More…]

New Department: Vintage Books and Textbooks

We’ve just added a new Special Department to our catalog: Vintage Books and Textbooks! For the purposes of our catalog, we’ve defined vintage as being 30 years or older. These items may hold nostalgic value to collectors, or still be of usefulness even today because they are timeless (such as math textbooks). You can get [Read More…]

Prepare for the New Hobbit Movie with These Tolkien Selections

Click the image to visit the eBay listing for more pictures and details. If the image is not present, visit our Items at Auction page. Are you excited about Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey that’ll be opening on Friday, December 14, 2012? Ian McKellen reprises his role of Gandolf from The Lord of [Read More…]

New Department! Educational Magazines

Click the image to get to the Educational Magazines. We’ve just separated out all of our Kids Discover magazines and added Zoobooks and Ranger Rick to our new department made especially for Educational Magazines. Each magazine shares the common trait as being timelessly educational. They make great foundations for unit studies, too. In most cases, [Read More…]

American First Editions of All 7 Harry Potter Books in Our eBay Seller Store

We’ve just placed a fantastic set of J.K. Rowlings’ Harry Potter books in our eBay Seller Store that would make a great gift! All of these are American First Editions with the matching-style book numbers on the dust jackets to make the set complete. Four of these books are first printings! They are all in [Read More…]

Dr. Seuss from A-Z: A Special Place for Everything Seuss

If you’re a fan of Dr. Seuss, you’re going to really enjoy this special page that we just added to our website: Dr. Seuss from A-Z. It’s a special place for finding books, games, toys, apparel, furnishings, and more—all with Dr. Seuss characters and stories in mind! Dr. Seuss from A-Z has been added to [Read More…]

You’re Invited to List – and Shop – in Our New eBay Seller Store

We’re excited to announce the opening of our eBay Seller Store, which places at auction select items from our consignors, making them available to buyers worldwide! What’s even more attractive is that there is no extra charge for listing these select items in our eBay Seller Store! For Our Consignors Whether you’re an individual or [Read More…]

Welcome Shoppers from Canada, Virgin Islands, and the UK!

In addition to shipping to customers in the United States, US Armed Forces, and Puerto Rico, we’re now serving customers in the Virgin Islands, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Because of the nature of our catalog, which includes gently-used books, textbooks, educational toys, educational aids, music, educational magazines, and professional publications, the majority of our [Read More…]