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Ahava Publishing LLC


Cedric Threatt


65 Twisted Oak Cir.

Odenville, AL 35120
Phone: (205) 467-0652

Cell: (205) 213-8472



Cedric is a children’s author who also visits schools and other facilities. His presentation addresses literacy and bullying using poetry, puppetry and song.


ALPS, Inc. -


Joe King / Michael Florence

109 W. Front St.
Lonoke, AR  72086
Ph: (501) 676-0130

Fax: (501) 676-0261

Cell:  (501) 681-8461

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School laminators & supplies.  Digital ID systems & supplies.  Event laminates.  Standard & custom sized lamination pouches.

Book Systems, Inc.


Suzanne Burton

4901 University Sq., Ste. 3
Huntsville, AL  35816
Ph: (800) 249-6574  ext. 6767

Fax: (800) 230-4183


Book Systems is an innovative leader and provider of Platinum Award winning Integrated Library Solutions. We develop and deliver stress-free cloud-based technology, customer-driven features, and hands down the best support in the industry.

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Bound to Stay

Bound Books

Becky Jackman

1880 W. Morton
Jacksonville, IL  62650
Ph: (800) 637-6586

Fax: (800) 747-2872


Pre-bound juvenile library books with full processing and automation support available.

Burrow Library Services

David Burrow / Jeff Vowell
Larry Hawkins


408 Turner Rd.

Pell City, AL 35128
Ph: (800) 683-5187

Fax: (800) 853-4086

Cell:  (205) 305-1511


Reinforced, library-bound books; interactive books and supplemental curriculum material.

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Children's Plus

Alice Stewart / Connie Quillin

Emily Hopkins

1387 Dutch American Way

Beecher, IL 60401
Ph: (800) 230-1279 / Fax: (800) 896-7216

Alice: (228) 861-9383 / Connie: (601) 896-8324

Emily: (615) 626-1936 


We are one of the fastest growing distributors of children's books and young adult books in the country; offering the best in quality service and selection. We can help you build your best library and classroom.


Cover One, Inc.


Keith Wilde

624 W. University Drive, #124
Denton, TX  76201
Ph: (800) 881-1521

Fax: (888) 747-0174

Cell:  (214) 683-9099

Loose Page Book Repair - Replace loose pages in damaged books in minutes! Have books back in circulation in less than 30 minutes!

Follett School Solutions


Richie Gibson / Kristine Klein
Candice Harris / Susan Juskey


1340 Ridgeview Dr.
McHenry, IL  60050

Ph: (708) 884-4445 / Cell: (715) 340-1810



Follett empowers PreK-12 educators with content, technology and services designed to help schools and districts reach their goals.

Gumdrop Books, Inc.


Eddie & Karen Mann / David Johnson


149 98th Place Blvd. H130

Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Ph: (501) 269-8911 / Fax: (601) 533-0002



A full-service K-12+ book company, offering a new 
state-of-the-art, patent-pending web store, free collection analysis, on-site hands-on examination of titles, specializing in Accelerated Reader, on-site district book reviews. We offer fiction, nonfiction titles, eBooks, and Fitzgerald Books. Exceptional service, unconditionally guaranteed.





James Taylor


3505 County Rd. 42 W.

Burnsville, MN  55306

Ph:  (800) 245-9540 / Fax:  (800) 369-5490

Cell: (205) 617-7735




Mackin provides books and educational materials for PK-12 schools and libraries. We supply print books, eBooks, makerspace materials, databases, audiobooks, videos, and more. MackinVIA, our free, award-winning digital management system, provides access to all your digital content in one place.

Maker Maven


Matt Garcia


800 Alma St.

Tomball, TX 77375
Ph: (877) 625-3775 / 
Fax: (877) 625-3775

Cell: (307) 286-3732






Maker Maven is a full-service S.T.E.A.M. and maker education company dedicated to helping educators add to their S.T.E.A.M. and maker initiatives. We help in all phases of your S.T.E.A.M. / maker initiatives by offering kits, individual activities, and professional development. 



Assoc. of Educators


President Erica W. Jones

775 N. State St.

Jackson, MS  39202
Ph: (601) 354-4463 / 
Fax: (601) 352-7054

Cell: (769) 226-5453



MAE is a professional association which will provide info about the association. Our membership includes liability insurance / legal representation / professional development, and an opportunity to advocate for public schools in MS. 

Perma-Bound Books


Bill Conner / Parker Holmes

John Zeller


617 E. Vandalia Rd.

Jacksonville, IL  62650

Ph: (800) 637-6581

Fax: (800 551-1169



Perma-Bound Books provides pre-bound books for libraries. Full custom processing services, free shipping, unconditional guarantee, user-friendly Website, Genre services, Mississippi based representatives, and toll free customer service.

Rainbow Book Company


Debbie Thurmon


P.O.Box 159

Crete, IL  60417

Ph: (800) 255-0965

Fax: (800) 827-5988

Cell: (601) 831-5500




Rainbow Book Company is a one stop shop for the best in PreK to YA fiction and non-fiction print and digital materials.  You will find everything you need at the end of our rainbow.

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Scholastic Book Fairs



Krystal Ashway / Jayne Claye

Ricci Boyer

3600 Cobb International Blvd., Suite 100

Kennesaw, GA  30152

Ph: (800) 241-1448

Jayne: (228) 213-0684 / Ricci: (769) 610-3604





Scholastic Book Fairs provide students, teachers, and parents with access to thousands of affordable books: Best sellers, newly released works, award-winning titles, and personal favorites.  Book fairs connect kids with books.

Sebco Books


Janice Warren 

2001 SW 31st Ave.

Pembroke Park, FL  33009

Ph: (800) 223-3251 / Fax: (954) 987-2200

Cell: (901) 626-7437 / 




Sebco Books is a distributor of print eBooks, audiobooks, and marker space kits for over 30 years serving schools and public libraries. We offer collection development, multi-user eBooks, shelf-ready cataloging and unparalleled customer support.

Southern Miss School

of Library & Information



Karen Rowell

118 College Drive #5146

Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
Ph: (601) 266-4228 / Fax: (601) 266-5774





ALA-accredited master's program, undergraduate program, School Library Media endorsement, Graduate Certificate in Archives and Special Collections, and Graduate Certificate in You Services and Literature available entirely online. Special interest programs include Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival and British Studies Program.

Stop Falling



Sarah Hedrick

237 E. 5th Street #159

Eureka, MO  63025
Ph:  (636) 346-7868

Fax: (636) 257-2092

Cell: (636) 346-7868





We offer shirts, polos, jackets and more with a reading and library theme.

Usborne Books

& More

Jeannette Stricklen

595 Cliff Williams Rd.

Senatobia, MS  38668
Ph: (662) 562-7468 / Cell: (662) 560-7879

Fax:  (662) 562-7468 (after the 4th ring)




Usborne Books and Kane Miller Books are educational, gift-quality books for children birth to adulthood.  Our books have lavish pictures, captivating texts, and offer many different subjects.


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Mississippi College


Beverly Brahan / Danielle Willis

4999 Old Jackson Rd.

Terry, MS 39170
Ph: (601) 750-3812

Cell: (601) 750-3182




Mississippi College offers 100% online Master's and

Specialist Degrees.

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