#1 recommended pencils for back to school! These pencils are perfect for those students who not only want to keep track of their pencils but would love to see a positive quote reminding them of their worth! Pre-sharpened and ready for use! Choose regular pencils or neon pencils. Quotes included (2 of each per set of 12): Never Give Up Mistakes Are Proof That You Are Trying You Got This Nothing Is Impossible Stay Positive Be Yourself Ticonderoga pencils: Made with premium wood from responsibly sourced forests Pre-sharpened tip allows immediate use directly from box Exclusive graphite-core formula provides extra-smooth laydown Nontoxic design allows safe use by writers of all ages Ticonderoga has a tradition of fine quality writing instruments in the US for over 100 years. The exclusive graphite core features a proprietary formula focusing on graphite mined from carefully controlled sources to deliver extra smooth performance. Top-quality latex-free erasers remove marks completely without smudging. Premium wood harvested from responsibly managed sources provides smooth, even sharpening with minimal breakage. These pencils are pre-sharpened to save you time and hassle. Teachers prefer Ticonderoga for its dependability and craftmanship. When only the best will do, choose Ticonderoga brand pencils.