Welcome Educators!


LITapalooza Registration

Educator's This Is For You


You deserve VIP content and children's literature professionals

who are here to help you!


Welcome to Anderson's Bookshops' Educators-Only Section.
Create a free account on AndersonsBookshop.com with your DISTRICT or SCHOOL email,
and you will have access to:


Educator Specific Book Lists
Book Lists curated
by our experts, like Kathleen,
AB Children's Manager
20 Percent Off Educator Classroom Orders
Automatic 20% discount
on school items, plus easy-to-

 use tax exempt ID at checkout
Book talks & author visits
Access to exclusive video content
from our kids' team, like Lorie,
AB Education Director


Have Multiple Wish Lists
Create multiple Wish Lists
to share with parents or families,
or for classroom needs
Discounts on Educator Classroom Orders
Competitive discounts on
bulk orders with Anne Waite,

AB School Accounts Mgr. 
Book talks & author visits
Curriculum collaboration
and PD opportunities
 with our kid lit experts



When it comes to educators and what you need in your classrooms and libraries, look no further! Anderson’s Bookshops has decades of experience working with schools to find the right book for any curriculum and/or any student from pre-K through 12th grade.  If you’re a teacher, librarian, or administrator, we have the right book, at the right time, for the right student.


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

Over 40,000 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, any time on purchases made for classroom use

Competitive discounts for classroom sets and bulk title purchases 

Educator Extravaganzas to showcase the best of what’s new - offered in Spring and Fall with free promotional items for classroom use

Expert help in running a One-Book-One-School program, with great title selection

Speakers available for Institute Days or in-service book talks

Book Fairs to promote reading and fundraising

A chance to host an author at your school, either in-person and virtual (for book fair partners)

Pre-pub author events for educators and their students

Mock Newbery, Sibert and Caldecott programs for schools and students - with book talks

Exclusive Anderson’s events: our annual Children’s Literature Breakfast, and our annual summer conferences: LITapalooza: A Literacy Love Fest for Authors and Educators and YA Midwest Book Fest


Questions? Contact Us!

Lorie Barber
Education Director

Kathleen March
Children's Manager, Downers Grove

Anne Waite
School Accounts Manager, Naperville

Laura Evans
School Book Fair Coordinator