Resources for Educators

When it comes to Educators and what they need in their classrooms and libraries, Anderson’s Bookshops has decades of experience working with schools finding the right book for any curriculum and any student: Pre-K-12.  So if you’re a teacher, librarian or administrator, we have the right book, at the right time for the right child.  

Here are some of the many ways we can be your book experts:

  • Over 30,000 titles in stock between our stores and warehouse
  • Expert help in choosing books for any curriculum, author study, or thematic unit
  • 20% discount for any educator for classroom use
  • Competitive discounts for classroom sets and bulk title purchases. 
  • Teacher Open Houses to showcase the best of what’s new-offered twice a year
  • Free author appearances for schools Pre-K-12
  • Expert help in running at One-Book-One-School program, with great title selection
  • Speakers available for Institute Days or in-services book talks
  • Free promotional items available for classroom use
  • In-school  bookfairs  and in-store bookfairs to promote reading and fundraising
  • Pre-pub author events for educators and their students
  • Mock Newbery, Sibert and Printz programs for schools and students-with book talks
  • Books for Babies program
  • Andrea’s Angels-new and used free books for schools and educators to use for students in need of books at home
  • Exclusive Anderson’s events:  Our Annual Children’s Literature Breakfast, our Young Adult Literature Conference, Middle Grade Conference
  • Free delivery on local orders



Sue Skells
School Accounts Coordinator, Naperville

Carolyn Roys
Children's Coordinator, Naperville

Kathleen March
Children's Coordinator, Downers Grove and La Grange

Angie Gaul
Authors in Schools Coordinator, Aurora