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Pre-order select titles from your family bookstore (either online or in-person) and you can receive exclusive goodies (while supplies last)! Pre-orders must be prepaid to reserve swag, goodies, signed copies, etc. You can pre-order any forthcoming title from us not shown on this list. Below is the current list of offerings. We update this list frequently, and generally if you see a title here the promotion is still available. For swag that our bookstore will be distributing, we will contact you if you place an order for which the exclusive editions or gifts are out of stock. Questions can be directed to Jessica@onceupona.com

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A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

Unlocked Book 8.5 (Keeper of the Lost Cities) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534463424
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - November 17th, 2020

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Cat Kid Comic Club: From the Creator of Dog Man Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338712766
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Published: Graphix - December 1st, 2020

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A Sky Beyond the Storm (An Ember in the Ashes #4) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780448494531
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Published: Razorbill - December 1st, 2020

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Lumberjanes Vol. 16 Cover Image
By Shannon Watters (Created by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781684156160
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Published: BOOM! Box - December 22nd, 2020

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The Dark Secret (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #4): A Graphix Book Cover Image
By Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338344219
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Published: Graphix - December 29th, 2020

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Karen's Worst Day (Baby-sitters Little Sister Graphic Novel #3) (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix #3) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Katy Farina (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338356182
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Published: Graphix - December 29th, 2020

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From Archie to Zack Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419743672
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - December 29th, 2020

$16.99
SKU: 9781984813992a
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I Dream of Popo Cover Image
By Livia Blackburne, Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250249319
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 5th, 2021

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Concrete Rose Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062846716
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 12th, 2021

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Remote Control Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250772800
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Published: Tordotcom - January 19th, 2021

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Winterkeep (Graceling Realm) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780803741508
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Published: Dial Books - January 19th, 2021

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We Free the Stars (Sands of Arawiya #2) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374311575
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 19th, 2021

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The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250178602
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

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Love Is a Revolution Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547600601
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 2nd, 2021

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Milo Imagines the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549083
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

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Claudia and the New Girl (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #9) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #9) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338304572
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Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

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Ground Zero Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245752
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

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The Gilded Ones (Deathless #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984848697
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Published: Delacorte Press - February 9th, 2021

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A Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses #4) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781681196282
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 16th, 2021

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An Extravagant Death: A Charles Lenox Mystery (Charles Lenox Mysteries #14) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250767134
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Published: Minotaur Books - February 16th, 2021

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Firekeeper's Daughter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 2nd, 2021

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The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire, Book 14) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214543
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

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Heat of the Lava Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #18) Cover Image
By Tracey West, Graham Howells (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338635454
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 2nd, 2021

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Bridge of Souls (City of Ghosts #3) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338574876
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

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Rescue Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338620993
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 2nd, 2021

$17.99
SKU: 9781534443815a
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$8.99
SKU: 9781534443761a
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$17.99
SKU: 9780593116326a
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The Mirror Season Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250624123
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 16th, 2021

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Namesake: A Novel (Fable #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250254399
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Published: Wednesday Books - March 16th, 2021

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The One Thing You'd Save Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Robert Sae-Heng (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328515131
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Published: Clarion Books - March 16th, 2021

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Lost in the Never Woods Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250313973
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Published: Swoon Reads - March 23rd, 2021

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Dog Man: Mothering Heights: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #10) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338680454
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Published: Graphix - March 23rd, 2021

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Rule of Wolves (King of Scars Duology #2) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250142306
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Published: Imprint - March 30th, 2021

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The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator), Jay Cooper (Illustrator), Anoosha Syed (Illustrator), Lorena Alvarez (Illustrator), Christopher Mitten (Illustrator), Xavier Bonet (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593350065
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

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Flying Lessons (Owly #3) Cover Image
By Andy Runton, Andy Runton (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338300697
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Published: Graphix - April 6th, 2021

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Victories Greater Than Death (Unstoppable #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250317315
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Published: Tor Teen - April 13th, 2021

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The Nobleman's Guide to Scandal and Shipwrecks (Montague Siblings #3) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062916013
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 27th, 2021

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Whole Whale Cover Image
By Karen Yin, Nelleke Verhoeff (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781646861637
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Published: Barefoot Books - May 1st, 2021

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Dork Diaries 15: Tales from a Not-So-Posh Paris Adventure Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534480483
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Published: Aladdin - May 4th, 2021

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Clash (A Click Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780358242192
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Published: Etch/HMH Books for Young Readers - July 6th, 2021

$16.99
SKU: 9780316493949a
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Fans of Percy Jackson will devour this hilarious adventure story of a brave gargoyle named Penhallow (Don't call him Goyle!) and his human friend Viola. Penhallow takes the protection of his Wards, the people living in the home he lives on, seriously and when a mysterious Boneless King starts releasing all the scary creatures that go bump in the night, it is his job to get to the bottom of the problem before it is too late. - Jessica