Popular Questions



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 $4.75
  • $25-$49.99 = 18% of order
  • $50-$124.99 = 16% of order
  • $125 or more = 15% of order
  • Free USPS Media Mail shipping on US orders $100.00 and up!

U.S. Shipping Rates for USPS Priority Mail

  • Up to $20 = $9.99
  • $20.01-$50.00 = $14.00
  • $50.01 or more = 25% of order
At the touch of a button you can be on Second Harvest Curriculum’s web page!

At the touch of a button you can be on Second Harvest Curriculum’s web page!

Would you like to add our web site to the desktop of your phone?

Here are a few simple instructions for Android and Apple phones


1.       Launch Google Chrome Browser

2.       Go to our site.  www.usedhomeschoolbooks.com

3.       Tap the Menu button near the top right corner (three vertical dots)

4.       Tap Add to Home Screen

Click here for a more detailed explanation.


1.       Launch Safari browser

2.       Go to our site.  www.usedhomeschoolbooks.com

3.       Tap the Share button (square with up-arrow)

4.       Click Add to Home Screen

5.       Then tap Add

Click here for a more detailed explanation

Feel free to contact me at 308-350-0335

Thank you,

Lory Power

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

At this time we are not shipping Internationally or to Canada.

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.

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

Where do I find Sales and Updates

There are several ways to stay informed:

On Facebook and Twitter, we post our Shipment updates, Sales and fun and informative information

On Pinterest, we have a board for what is in our Store, Sales and Subject sets

Also, check our Homepage Featured Items for Sale Items

Or give me a call at 308-350-0335 11-3 CT Monday thru Thursday and we can chat about what is going on at Second Harvest Curriculum.

What are your business hours?
We are open for phone calls at 308-350-0335 between 11a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday CT. 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
Live chat is normally available when I am available. No schedule..
Email Us
Reach us by email any time! We'll do our best to respond as quickly as possible.
Call Us
We are open for phone calls 11-3 CT 308-350-0335.