Recycling old textbooks can help future students get them at a cheaper prices, clear space for you, raise funds for charity or make them available to educational systems with lesser resources. This environmentally friendly process is fast and simple once you find a buyer.Continue Reading
Donate your books to a local library, thrift shop or charity. Smaller libraries often cannot afford to buy specialty textbooks and your donation will help future students use the books at no charge. Thrift shops and charities may sell the books to raise funds. They may also donate good-quality books to school systems or other countries with scarce resources.
You can give books that may be of use to friends and family members. You can also organize a book swap with a group of friends or colleagues. Some coffee houses or other public gathering areas also have locations where you can leave old books for other customers to browse and take if they so choose.
You can sell your old textbooks on the Internet at reduced prices, depending on their condition and usability. In most cases, school bookstores will also buy old textbooks in good condition and resell them at a discounted rate.
Tips for finding used math textbooks online include searching for the ISBN numbers to compare prices and making purchases as early as possible. Price difference can vary considerably from one retailer to the next, and buying used textbooks at the last minute is often more difficult and expensive. Another tip is to check and see if local schools and retailers have a buy-back program for used books.Full Answer >
Prentice Hall offers online resources for textbooks in career and technology, language arts, mathematics, world languages, science and health, social studies, and specialized AP and other advanced programs. Resources are grouped by specific textbook and chapter.Full Answer >
Some examples of resources for good sixth grade science textbooks are Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Pearson Prentice Hall, both of whom publish textbooks for public or home school use. Other useful sources are companies that offer home school curriculum bundles and supplies, such as Oak Meadow or Timberdoodle.Full Answer >
High schools typically give students textbooks that they use throughout the year before turning in those books at the end of the school year. When a student does not have access to that book and needs information for an upcoming class, that student can find a ninth grade biology book or any other textbook online at such sites as Class Zone and AbeBooks, among others.Full Answer >