Can you believe summer is nearly over? School will be back in session before we know it, so take advantage of this opportunity to shop for some quality back-to-school products provided by some of the finest small businesses in America. Whether you’re homeschooling or getting your little ones ready for the school year, this gift guide will help you navigate academic achievement. All of these products are provided by hardworking entrepreneurs working tirelessly to earn your trust. Support them in The Marketplace by TheBlaze and help keep American ingenuity alive and well.

American History Best-Sellers Back-to-School Essentials Pack
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Price: $99.87 (Save 75%)
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Just because school is starting doesn’t mean you can’t still be part of your child’s education. Get 75 percent off a Back-to-School Essentials package including 13 best-selling American history books, a 6-DVD pack and more! Teach kids about the Constitution, American heroes like Abraham Lincoln and events that changed history. All titles are NO Common Core materials!

Solmate Mismatched Kids Cotton Socks
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Price: $20.00
Photo courtesy Mountain Laurel Mercantile

No kid wants to be late for school because they couldn’t find matching socks. Now, they can put those worries aside with these cheerful socks. With bright colors and funky patterns, each set come with three socks: a pair with a spare!

ABCs Around the World Gift Set
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Price: $64.95
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With this gift set, a child can take a trip around the world while learning the alphabet! With a book, poster, puzzle and coloring book all inside a beautiful tote, children (and parents) will get a peek into 26 different countries, while reinforcing the ABCs through fun, rich and colorful worldwide topics.

West End Handbag – Houndstooth
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Price: $69.00
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Send your scholar to school in style! With this handbag’s deep interior and three pockets, she’ll be able to carry all of her personal items wherever she goes. Beautifully made in America, you can be sure this quality handbag will be reliable the whole school year and beyond.

Red Apple Necklace
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Price: $12.00 (Save 50%)
Photo courtesy Heritage Jewelry

This beautiful red apple necklace is the perfect gift for anyone who works at a school. Measuring 13 mm by 20 mm, the apple is hand-carved from cherry quartz gemstone and comes on a handmade 18-inch silver chain.

Teacher’s Pet Educational Software Bundle
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Price: $19.99
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Give your child a head-start on classes this year with this fun and interactive educational software. Made especially for kids between 8 and 12 years old, this bundle includes five different software titles on one DVD.

Bullet Pen – Nickel
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Price: $30.00
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Made in America from a genuine nickel 30.06 shell casing, this quality ballpoint pen is rugged and ready to be put to the test. A great pen makes all the difference when composing a handwritten letter or even just doodling. A terrific gift for students and teachers alike.

JackieTop
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Price: $48.00
Photo courtesy Mary Helen Clothing

Everyone wants to look their best on the first day of school. Give her something that’s made in America with true American quality and style. This dual patterned green and navy top with a green bow makes a perfect outfit that’s cheerful, stylish and cute.

Figure Eight Stitched Belt
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Price: $41.95
Photo courtesy Buffalo Billfolds & Belts

Nothing beats a great belt, especially for school. Beautifully crafted in America, this quality cowhide leather belt is oiled and waxed for a supple feel, ready to provide years of service. This 1 1/2-inch wide belt is stitched with a classic figure eight pattern with heavy nylon thread.

Love Milk Honey Gift Set
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Price: $23.00
Photo courtesy The Charleston Soap Chef

Smell sweet and feel great with these two great all-natural skin care products, made in the USA. The Hand & Body Wash and Moisturizing Lotion go together like two peas in a pod. The set makes a great hostess gift, teacher gift or surcee for someone special. While you’re at it, go ahead and treat yourself too!

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