Feb 01, 2024


Townsend Press is sponsoring an essay writing contest that is open to any current school or college teacher. $25,000 in prize money is available! The assignment is to write a personal essay of 2,500 to 3,000 words that describes three major lessons learned in the course of your life.

Get all the contest details here.

Feb 16, 2023

Kids deserve books that are joyful, captivating, and fun.

The KING SCHOOL SERIES (KSS) has brought this combination to countless K–2 students.

And today, for the first time, the series has gone digital! Launching now on MackinVia and Overdrive, KSS ebooks and read-alongs (with audio + text highlighting) are here.

Jan 02, 2023

This practical, user-friendly academic support program teaches time management, note-taking, reading, test taking and study skills. Available at no charge in the Learning Center though June 2023, Stepping Up helps students successfully transition to college. Get a complete brochure here.

Mar 01, 2022

For the first time in 9 years, Townsend Press has raised prices.

Following our announcement in November, Townsend Press prices increased by $1.

All our print and digital materials—King School Series, Bluford Series, and Townsend Library titles as well as our textbooks and most of our Learning Center subscriptions—were impacted.

Note: Total Access and Ten Steps Plus LE pricing have not changed. 

Oct 06, 2021

We released a number of upgrades in the Learning Center today, and we’re excited to tell you about them! Here’s what we’ve done:

Jul 01, 2021
Dear Educator,
Last year was like no other.  
Mar 17, 2021

Google Sign-in and Clever, two powerful tools that streamline access to educational websites, have been added to the Learning Center!

Sep 01, 2020

The coronavirus may be disrupting the start of the academic year, but at Townsend Press we are pushing back. We just released new options for fall 2020 that we hope will make this stressful time a little easier. Here's what's new:

Jun 29, 2020

Townsend Press warehouse operations are no longer on a restricted schedule.

We resumed normal operations on Monday, June 29th!

Jan 09, 2020

Available now in the Townsend Library, Stories of Courage is an anthology of compelling true stories that celebrate human bravery in all its forms. Appropriate for readers of all ages and priced at just $2 each, Stories of Courage includes full-color pictures and promises to energize and inspire.