Usborne Books & More is a division of Educational Development Corporation (EDC), a well-established company that has twice been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of The 200 Best Small Companies in America and three times by Fortune Magazine as one of America's 100 Fastest Growing Small Companies, and has been in existence for over 20 years.
Usborne and Kane Miller books are the most exciting
, engaging, and educational books on the market today. They are high quality, innovative, lavishly-illustrated and best of all they are the books kids love to read. Choose from almost 2000 bright colorful and fun titles covering a wide variety of subjects.
More than 30 years ago Peter Usborne pioneered a new generation of books that prove that it is possible to create books that compete with the vast media that attracts children today. From activity books, to neat fiction series, to internet-linked science and history encyclopedias, Usborne does books better.
Kane Miller books come from all over the world to bring a different feel, culture, or just a silly story that kids everywhere can enjoy. Fantastic fiction series make Kane Miller a wonderful choice for the readers in your life.
Books for children of all ages. Discover fiction and non-fiction, award-winning titles that will stir the imagination and make children say, "Read it again, please!"
Enjoy time together with friends and discover the best children's books in the world. Schedule your show today to earn FREE books for your home library, for gifts or to donate to a local organization.
Whether you want to work 4 hours a week or 20, Usborne Books & More fits into your schedule! We are proud to say that Usborne Books & More leaders can earn corporate salaries working part-time hours. Discover how this business can help you.
Cards for a Cause
Usborne Books & More proudly offers a unique program, Cards for a Cause Fundraisers, with value-for-money greeting cards and a high return to the organization raising funds.
We are committed to promoting good corporate citizenship. We have designed this fundraiser with that in mind.
Over 40% of the funds raised will benefit the organization's goal. We know that there are many organizations with funding needs each year, and we are pleased to offer this opportunity to meet those needs.
When you choose to participate in Cards for a Cause Fundraisers, over 40% of all sales benefit your organization - well above the average profit margin in the industry.
In addition to Usborne's Cards for a Cause fundraiser I offer book selling (both online and in-person) fundraisers that can earn your organization up to 25% commission and tons of free books (that you get to choose).
SCHOOL & LIBRARY PROGRAMS:
Many different programs for all your school and library needs including Book Fairs, matching grant programs, reading incentive programs and more.
Reach for the Stars!
Reach for the Stars!! Is a generous pledge-based reading incentive program, designed to benefit schools, individual classrooms, clubs, pre-schools, church groups, home school groups, charities, businesses and public libraries.
The goal of Reach for the Stars!! Is for participants to read, or be read to, for 300 minutes over a two week period of time, thus developing a reading routine, receiving Usborne and Kane Miller books for participating.
Reading is a Gift book fair program
Your school deserves commercial free, quality books at great prices! The Reading is a Gift book fair program was developed by Usborne Books & More to encourage reading, and at the same time, raise money and/or free books for your school or organization.
Literacy for a Lifetime
Literacy for a Lifetime is a matching grant program designed to partner with schools, businesses and foundations to support local educational institutions. The organization receiving the books has full control over the selection of Usborne and Kane Miller books from an array of over 1,500 titles.
Common Core State Standards
Usborne Books & More provides K-12 supplemental materials to support educators as they implement these new Common Core State Standards (CCSS). We’ve made the selection process easy- all Usborne and Kane Miller titles are aligned with the standards.
As an endorsing partner of CCSS, Usborne Books & More will help schools and families choose books to help educate their children, both within the school setting and at home. Certain topics mandated by these standards include myths, stories from around the world, and informational text.
Other Services Offered:
*Titles available in Lexile and Fountas & Pinnell leveling programs
*Participation in Accelerated Reader and Reading Counts Programs
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