We need guidance on how much wear is acceptable. Good news is that the books below are the worst examples we could find.

Worn on spine

Worn on spine

Cover shows bends

Cover shows bends

School library sticker

School library sticker

Cover has a name written on it

Cover has a name written on it

Book with or about snow (many Christmas books have snow in them)

Book with or about snow (many Christmas books have snow in them)