Popular Questions



How can I place my order?
Order on Website: Shop anytime in Second Harvest Curriculum's online store. Browse our catalog and enjoy the shopping experience in the comfort of your own home.

Order by Phone: To place an order please call, 308-350-0335. Our phone hours are 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. CST, Monday through Friday. For special requests or questions, ordering by phone is your best option.

International and Canadian Orders

For International Shipping we ship USPS Priority Flat Rate Mail.  Please send us a list of the books you need to shc@usedhomeschoolbooks.com or call us at 308-350-0335,  We will select the correct box and send you an email with cost information and the process to get the funds for the books and shipping costs.

Email Confirmations: PLEASE add our email address shc@usedhomeschoolbooks.com to your safe or approved senders list (white list) as we will be sending you a copy of your sales receipt, shipping information and tracking number. Check your junk or spam folder We want to make sure that we are able to communicate with you.

Shipping Services and Shipping Rates
All orders are shipped via United States Postal Service (USPS) Media Mail or Flat Rate Priority Mail.

We find media mail a very effective and efficient way to mail orders to you.

U.S. Shipping Rates for USPS Media Mail

  • Minimum $4.50
  • $25-$49.99=17% of order
  • $50-$124.99=14% of order
  • $125 or more=10% of order

U.S. Shipping Rates for USPS Priority Mail

  • Up to $20= $9.99
  • $20.01-$50.00=$12.99
  • $50.01 or more= 25% of order
How long will it take to receive my order?
Monday thru Friday at 12pm orders will ship same day. Friday thru Sunday orders will ship on Monday. If you are ordering during any holiday, please take that into consideration.

  • Media Mail Shipping: 5-14 day delivery. SHC not responsible for books lost or damaged in mail.
  • Priority Mail: is 3-5 days
  • International Shipping: 7-24 days
  • Refusal Policy: In the unlikely event that you choose to refuse your order, SHC will charge a 15% restocking fee.


How do I return books I don’t want?
We have a 30-day return policy. This means if you return your books to us within 30 days of the date marked on your invoice, you receive the full amount of the book cost if books are returned to us in the same condition as when mailed to you. Customer pays for return shipping. If there is an error on our end we will pay for return shipping. After 30 days returns will be handled as trade-in books. (We pay you 40% of what we mark the books)

Subject sets are returnable only as a set.

Clearance books and Overstock books are non-returnable


General Questions

What are your business hours?
We are open for phone calls at 308-350-0335 between 11-4 p.m. Monday through Fridays CST. You may also e-mail us at shc@usedhomeschoolbooks.com. Our on-line catalog is open 24 hours a day so you can shop anytime you want!


Live Chat
Chat with Lory for immediate answers to your questions.
Email Us
Reach us at shc@usedhomeschoolbooks.com any time! We'll do our best to respond as quickly as possible.
Call us
Talk to us directly for additional help. Call us 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. CST at 308-350-0335.