Government Buyers

Elva Resa’s team is well versed in government purchasing requirements. We aim to make your job as a government purchaser go as smoothly as possible. Our Military Family Books program can source any in-print book from any publisher.


As a government buyer, you will find our profile in SAM under our parent company name: Elva Resa Publishing LLC, dba Military Family Books. Our cage code is 4R8E5 and UEI is SYSQGLT4SU57.Elva Resa and Military Family Books has been assisting government buyers since 1997

Capability Statement

Our Capability Statement summarizes Elva Resa’s publishing excellence, our Military Family Books program differentiation, and our experience supporting government buyers for more than two decades.


You may download a copy of our Form 889 here or contact us if you need additional information.

Purchasing Card Orders

Our online store,, accepts government purchasing cards and complies with government purchasing regulations. Most of our regular government buyers prefer to order via our Bulk Discounts section if the total purchase will be under the card limit. If you are a chaplain, family assistance center manager, or other key customer needing a quotation for your buyer, you may place your items in the cart and save your cart for later purchase. Simply print your cart summary to provide the estimate to your buyer, who may then complete the purchase online or call 651-357-8770.

For case quantity quotes, our Bulk Discounts section carries the best current sales pricing. If a title is not listed online or for quantities of 1000 or more, please email title, quantity requested, and need-by date to: See below for additional information about government bids.

Bids and Contracts

Government purchasers: To receive a quotation or bid for a government contract, simply send your line item ISBNs, titles, and quantities to, along with your ship to location, dock or inside delivery requirements, and need-by date. We will reply promptly with your written bid. Our registration is active under Elva Resa Publishing LLC, and we can also submit bids via other government-contract bid sites. We qualify for women-owned small business set aside. For all Elva Resa published books, we qualify as best-price, source-supplier.

Suppliers bidding on current open contracts: In order to be fair to all potential contractors, we have implemented a standard bid process. Please visit this government open bid page for pricing on Elva Resa titles listed on current open bids.

Invoicing and Payments

We accept government purchasing cards as well as invoicing/payment via DFAS WAWF and SWIFT.

DoDEA and military community schools may submit purchase orders direct or via their district offices, according to your district policy. We invoice schools on a Net-15 or Net-30 Day basis according to school board payment terms.

Approved Vendor

We are a listed vendor in the Killeen School District eBid System and participate in many school vendor programs.

We are an approved supplier in the Marine Corps Exchange program and ship via the Landair Vendor Logistics TMS Portal. AAFES stores may order direct or through your mass merchandiser.

We do not supply under our own GSA contract, but some of our key resellers do provide our books on their GSAs. Please contact us for a referral if you require GSA contract spending.

Elva Resa Publishing, dba Military Family Books, has been awarded multiple and repeat government contracts for more than 25 years. We greatly appreciate the opportunity to serve our communities and military families in this way.

For further information or support:


Elva Resa | Military Family Books
8362 Tamarack Vlg, Ste 119-106
St Paul, MN 55125

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We work with many different types of organizations to support military family programs and events. We offer free consultations and VIP Buyer virtual showroom hours to help you select the best resources for your specific needs and share what’s working for similar organizations. And we welcome your ideas and feedback for new resources we can create to support your efforts.

Thank you for all you do to support military families!

Elva Resa Publishing