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Best selling, research-based resources for effective reading instruction and assessment.

Phonics-based, hi-lo, and Lexiled reading materials for struggling readers.


Customer Service Overview - FAQ

Contacting ATP/High Noon Books Customer Service

Our business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 to 4:30 Pacific Standard time.
You can phone us at 800 422-7249 or you can email us at the following address:
Customer Service Questions:

You can write to us at:

Academic Therapy Publications / High Noon Books
20 Leveroni Court
Novato, CA 94949-5746


800 422-7249 (within USA)
415 883-3314 (International)




888 287-9975 (within USA)
415 883-3720 (International)

Please reference your bill-to-name, address and reference number
(example W-107298) if available in any correspondence.


Domestic Ordering and Payment

Q: How can I place an order?

A: You may order by phone, website, or mail using a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express). Individuals ordering by mail must include payment (credit card number, expiration date and cardholder name; check or money order).Shipping and handling are waived with all prepaid orders over $250. California and Wisconsin residents, please add the appropriate sales tax. Shipping and Handling fees are taxable for California and Wisconsin customers.

Purchase Order Sales

Q: Can I submit a purchase order?

A: Yes. Submit your purchase order by mail, email, or fax. Use only one method to submit your purchase order otherwise it may be duplicated.

Institutions that do not have purchase order forms must use professional letterhead stating, “This constitutes an official purchase order form,” and have it signed by an administrative official. You can obtain a quote for your purchase order from the website by doing the following: Add items to shopping cart, go to checkout, click "Prepare a Quote", complete the information and print the quote. Submit the printed quote along with your order on official purchase order form or professional letterhead signed by an administrative official. All billed purchase orders allow 10% shipping & handling fee. Please submit your purchase order by one of the following methods

  • mail to Academic Therapy Publications/or High Noon Books, 20 Leveroni Court Novato, CA 94949-5746
  • email your purchase order to
  • fax your Purchase order to (888) 287-9975

If you would like to purchase ATP Online products with a purchase order, please make sure you have created an ATP Online account. Include the email of the account owner on your purchase order so we can properly allocate your inventory to your ATP Online account.

Q: Do you charge sales tax and handling fees?

A: Yes. California customers allow sales tax. Handling fee that includes ground shipping is 10% of the order price, with a $5.00 minimum (15% Handling Fee for Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico). Shipping and Handling fees are taxable for California and Wisconsin customers. No handling fee on prepaid orders over $250.00. (check, money order, credit card).


Shipping Information:

All orders in the U.S. under $250.00 are shipped via ground carriers unless otherwise requested. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery and processing.

Q: What are your shipping and handling charges?

A: Within the USA...
 • Shipping is provided at no extra charge on all orders over $250.
    Please allow 3-10 business days for delivery. Due to Covid there may be delays.
 • A 10% shipping & handling charge is applied on prepaid orders less than $250.00
 • A 10% shipping & handling charge on billed purchase order sales
 • Shipping & handling charge is 15% for shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.

For international orders including Canada see (International Orders)

Q: Is expedited delivery available?

A:  Expedited delivery is not available at this time.


Written Quotes

Q: How can I get a written quote? (For Retail Sales Only)

A: Retail customers may Prepare a Quote on our website to submit with your Purchase Order for billing. You must submit your quote along with your purchase order via fax: (888) 287-9975 or email to complete your order. (Note: Wholesale customers please contact Patty Laxen at


Purchasing Assessments

Q: Can anyone purchase assessment materials?

A: Assessment sales are restricted to qualified professionals. Orders for assessments must be placed on official institutional purchase order forms or professional letterhead.

We adhere to the principles presented in the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing published by the AERA, APA, and NCME. Assessments in our catalog are for use by those who have or are under the supervision of an individual who has a minimum of a bachelor's degree in psychology, education, or a closely related field.

Qualification Level A: No special qualifications required. These materials are usually informal, such as observational checklists.

Qualification Level B: At least a master's degree required, with state licensure OR certification from a professional organization (ASHA, AOTA, APA, AERA, ACA, AMA, NASP, NAN, INS) that requires formal training and experience in ethics, psychometrics, statistics, and test scoring and interpretation. Tests of perceptual, academic, and functional processes used in schools, clinics, and rehabilitation settings are of this level.

Qualification Level C: Restricted to persons with Level B qualifications and/or a doctoral degree in psychology, education, or a closely related field, with formal training and experience in ethics, psychometrics, statistics, and test scoring and interpretation. These tests are usually considered sensitive and assess intellectual and/or personality characteristics for clinical diagnostic purposes.

Q: Can someone help me with test-related questions?

A: Please call us at (800) 422-7249 or email your test questions to

Q: Can I get a research or educational discount for assessment material?

A: Yes, we offer a complimentary research and educational discount to qualifying non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Discount information


For help with an ebook or app you purchased from us...

Please email us at with your inquiry. Tell us what problem you are having and include information about the type of device you have, operating system version, etc.

For feedback and suggestions regarding our ebooks or apps: Please email us at with your feedback and suggestions. Please include information about the type of device you have, operating system, etc.


International Sales and Payment

Q: Do you accept orders from outside the U.S.?

A: Customers outside the United States are encouraged to first contact one of our international distributors. If a distributor is not available in your area, you may place an order directly with Academic Therapy. Additional shipping and handling charges may apply however. The order must be placed on a credit card tied to an account drawn on a U.S. bank. Add either 30% of the total, or $20.00 (whichever is greater) to cover additional shipping costs. A 10% shipping & handling fee applies to all orders under $250.00. We ship internationally via Air Mail Insured.


Returns Policy:

Q: What is your returns policy?

A: You may return an item within 30 days of purchase, as long as the item is in saleable condition. Please call (800) 422-7249 for instructions.

Desk Copies

Q: Are desk/exam copies available?

A: Desk/exam copies of Teaching Reading Sourcebook and Assessing Reading Multiple Measures are available for college instructors who plan to adopt one of these titles for course instruction. Desk copies are invoiced after shipping and will be credited in full upon course adoption and receipt of college bookstore order. If course is not adopted within 60 days, you may return the book or pay the invoice in full. Only one complimentary exam copy will be available per course, and subsequent bookstore order.

You may request a copy of Teaching Reading Sourcebook (through Brookes Publishing),
or a copy of Assessing Reading Multiple Measures (through Academic Therapy Publications).



Q: Could I get permission to reprint, adapt, or translate ATP material?

A: You may call 800 422-7249 during office hours or fax a request to
888- 287-9975, or email Please allow time for our permissions staff to review and respond to your request.

COPYRIGHT: Photocopying or modifying any Academic Therapy Publications or High Noon Books materials is strictly prohibited. Reproduction of material without written permission violates international copyright laws.

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Submitting Materials

Q: Can I submit material for possible publication?

A:  Yes. Mail a copy of your proposal, along with cover letter to:

Academic Therapy Publications / or High Noon Books
Attn: Material Review Department
20 Leveroni Court
Novato, CA 94949-5746

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