Our Book Picks for Grads!

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For Every One Cover Image
Sometimes You Fly Cover Image
Miss Maple's Seeds Cover Image
The Wonderful Things You Will Be Cover Image
Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties Cover Image
The Alchemist Cover Image

Welcome to the award-winning Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Welcome to Once Upon A Time Bookstore -- established 1966

We are thrilled to be celebrating our 52nd year in the community and have FABULOUS events planned.  We pride ourselves on our recommendations, events, and activities that have built community and kept families coming back to us for generations.  Shop, browse, and follow us on Facebook (@onceuponatimebookstore), Instagram (@onceuponatimebkstore), Twitter (@onceuponatimebk), as we have exciting upcoming events at your favorite family bookstore. THANK YOU for shopping local and for helping us to remain the Oldest Children's Bookstore in the Nation!

Happy Reading!


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St. Francis High School Crest


 

Spectacular Storytime with Isabel every Thursday at 11 am


 

Our Children's Bestsellers This Week

The March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power Cover Image
With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote Cover Image
Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights Cover Image
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration Cover Image
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The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
First 100 Trucks: And Things That Go Cover Image

Our Adult Bestsellers This Week

The Wangs vs. the World Cover Image
Daditude: The Joys & Absurdities of Modern Fatherhood Cover Image
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels Cover Image
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir Cover Image
Oliver Twist (Penguin Classics) Cover Image
The Housekeeper and the Professor Cover Image

How Audiobooks Grew the Reader in Me

I was 7-years old and I did not want to read.  I knew that I was able to but I felt that something was missing.  I come from a tradition of voices: pirate growls, southern drawls, prim ladies, and bold animals.  My mother was a drama major in college and used her talent to engage and enchant my sister and me every night as she read or made up stories for us.  Every word had energy and intention; the sleepy house made me long for naptime and the adventurous cowboy had me jumping all over my room. But I was never able to get the stories to come to life in the same way when reading by myself. 

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Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

Flirting failures are all Desi has ever known. But a rulebook based on the tried and true methods of Korean dramas is sure to help her catch the perfect boyfriend. A wonderful romance with a fun and relatable heroine. - Jessica