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What organizations sell used high school textbooks?

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Some organizations that sell used high school textbooks are National Textbook Services, Follett and Biblio. All three also provide the opportunities for schools to sell textbooks they no longer need, which can help with affording other textbooks needed.

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National Textbook Services is based in California and has search tools for its used textbook inventory on its website. The high school needs to create an account to search for textbooks by title, subject, author or International Standard Book Number and place an online order. Other services available include book donation and recycling.

Follet sells pre-owned textbooks for all grade levels and gives schools a satisfaction guarantee. The organization does thorough inspections on books to check their pages, cover, edges, binding, spine and corners and to ensure the books are clean overall. Some benefits schools receive include same day shipping for in-stock materials, the option to combine orders, savings and various payment options, notes Follet. The organization also offers electronic textbooks as another cost effective option and buys back materials.

Biblio is an organization that offers new and used textbooks from numerous publishers and offers a club membership for additional savings. The organization's website has a search tool with advanced options and gives buyers 30 days to return materials for a refund. Schools also benefit from the organization's in-stock guarantee, which provides a discount on a future order if materials aren't in stock. Other organizations that sell used high school textbooks are My Book Cart and Textbook Warehouse.

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