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American Student Books, Inc.

Phone: (800) 543-3829 PO Box 570200, Whitestone, NY 11357 View Additional Web Addresses

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This firm operates a commercially sponsored community service program called Lifeline, which distributes anti-substance abuse materials to employers, medical facilities, religious organizations and local schools. Some of the materials include drug prevention worksheets and films, anti-drinking and driving posters and related items. The firm also operates STUDENT LIFELINE, which is aimed at schools. Students who participate in this program carry an identification card which makes them eligible for free rides home in case of emergency, with a taxi service paid for by LIFELINE. Other emergency service programs include GOLD LIFELINE, which is extended to adults and KIDDY KAB which provides youngsters with transportation from school or other destinations when parents are unavailable. LIFELINE also publishes a safety coloring and activity book dealing with the primary causes of injury to small children. Student Lifeline's National Id Kit folders, containing forensic evidence to assist in a missing or abducted child investigation are distributed to schools via law enforcement agencies and commercial distributions at no cost via sponsorship programs. AMERICAN STUDENT BOOKS Division publishes homework assignment notebooks for public and private schools nationwide. is a new online discount coupon program directed to school personnel, parents and teachers, community by community, nationwide, directing these individuals to certain exclusive categories within their given community for discounts and offers.

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A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that American Student Books, Inc. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Factors that raised the rating for American Student Books, Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • No complaints filed with BBB.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

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0 Customer Reviews on American Student Books, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
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Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 01, 2001 Business started: 01/01/1988 in NY Business incorporated: 08/10/1990 in NY
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Richard Signarino, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Richard Signarino, President
Business Category


Alternate Business Names
Food Safety Media Lifeline Marketing National Child Id Kits Student Lifeline® Student Safety Books

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