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The 8 Best Rolling Backpacks to Buy in 2018

School backpacks used to contain just a few books, a pad and pencil and maybe some lunch from home. Nowadays kids are just as likely to be carrying bulky sports equipment, a change of clothes, a heavy laptop and all the traditional school supplies. As extracurricular activities have become more popular it's also likely that your child will be carrying all this stuff for up to 12 hours a day, which is why ergonomic and back safe designs are so important.