About Us

A Family Business

This is Our Story

We are an American, family owned and operated business specializing in traditional textbooks and customized curriculum development, serving homeschoolers as well as public, private and charter schools nationwide. The Back Pack, our parent company, was founded in 1990. We stock all subjects in grades K-12. If we don’t have the book you need in stock, we will find it for you!

Our mission is to provide you with quality used textbooks, teachers editions and supplemental teacher resources from hundreds of publishers at a price that fits your budget. With over 30 years of experience and an A+ rating at the Better Business Bureau, you can always count on expert advice and personal service from a live person every time you call us Monday – Friday between the hours of 9am to 5pm ET! Satisfaction Guaranteed!

At our parent website www.thebackpack.com, not only can you browse an enormous inventory of used textbooks, you will also find information on homeschooling, FAQ, customized curriculum packages, customer testimonials, school discounts and more!

You can order individual textbooks online at our secure website www.used-textbooks-online.com. Complete curriculum packages are now available to order online!

When you are ready to order or if you have questions about our complete curriculum packages, give us a call at 888 268 5087 and we will walk you through the process. Or fill out our Contact Form and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

Thank you for taking the time to read Our Story. We look forward to serving you!

David and Joan Cowell