Founded in 1987, as Texas Educational Paperbacks, TEP has been serving America’s schools and teachers by providing the best literature at affordable prices. Our professional staff seeks out literature in paperback format for economical classroom adoption. The benefits to literacy and education of having literature in the classroom are widely recognized and TEP is dedicated to providing affordable books for the classroom. TEP is able to supply any book in print from any publisher. Teaching resources and guides are also available for numerous titles.
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The TEP Durability Guarantee: We guarantee that paperbacks we sell will give you at least two years of classroom service. If you are not satisfied with the quality of any book we provide, simply return it to us with a copy of your packing slip or TEP invoice for an immediate replacement. If the book you are replacing has increased in price, you pay only the difference.
One year overstock return policy. Books that are shown as stock titles may be returned to TEP within 12 months of the ship date for a full refund. Books must be in original, unmarked as new resalable condition. Non-inventory items follow the return policy of the publisher, typically one year from the ship date. No returns for Dover published titles or Buckram-Bound books.