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Using the library is an amazing resource, but now that many libraries are shut down the need to purchase books is greater. Whether you’re looking to get the best deal on new or used books, today we’ll go through our favorite ways to save!
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Amazon Prime: need it now regardless of price
Book Outlet or KidsBooks.com: limited title selection. Create wishlist, emails when available, need $35 to free ship (otherwise $5 to US/CAN)
See our episode on finding used curriculum. All of those methods are applicable here
Local resale: thrift, facebook marketplace, offerup, library book sales, used bookstore
New & Used Books
Bookfinder.com: need to get a reliable ISBN first from Amazon or similar. Remember it includes shipping. You can check prices without shipping if you plan to buy multiple items. Protip – bookfinder also gives you the buyback offer for a book so you can have an idea what you could resell for to a company (private always more $$)
Amazon and Target buy 2 get 1 free sales. These happen a couple times a year. Have your wishlists loaded as items sell out. Must do separate purchases to maximize the discount.
Book Outlet (AKA kidsbooks.com)
Facebook Homeschool Curriculum Marketplace Group
Facebook Homeschool Curriculum Sell/Exchange
Facebook Homeschooler Market – Buy, Sell, & Trade
Facebook Homeschool Buy Sell Trade
Facebook Homeschool Curriculum Free for Shipping
What are we into this week
Harry Potter – slowed down, paired with audio and video
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Illustrated edition) – https://amzn.to/3cezjSY