School Visits with Dan Santat

Dan Santa School Visits on Mon. 3/6 for A First Time for Everything

Private Event 

New York Times bestselling Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat will be visiting schools with Once Upon A Time. If you would like a book signed and personalized, please order by Friday, March 3rd. Books will be delivered to the school and are not available to be shipped. 

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About A First Time for Everything

A First Time for Everything book cover. Dan - a middle school aged Asian boy - stands in front of Notre Dame at the back of tour group. He looks nervously over his shoulders carrying a backpack at the reader while holding a map in his hands.

A middle grade graphic novel memoir based on bestselling author and Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat's awkward middle school years and the trip to Europe that changed his life. 

Dan's always been a good kid. The kind of kid who listens to his teachers, helps his mom with grocery shopping, and stays out of trouble. But being a good kid doesn't stop him from being bullied and feeling like he's invisible, which is why Dan has low expectations when his parents send him on a class trip to Europe. 

At first, he's right. He's stuck with the same girls from his middle school who love to make fun of him, and he doesn't know why his teacher insisted he come on this trip. But as he travels through France, Germany, Switzerland, and England, a series of first experiences begin to change him--first Fanta, first fondue, first time stealing a bike from German punk rockers... and first love. 

Funny, heartwarming, and poignant, A First Time for Everything is a feel-good coming-of-age memoir based on New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott Medal winner Dan Santat's awkward middle school years. It celebrates a time that is universally challenging for many of us, but also life-changing as well.

Orders placed after Friday, March 3rd are not guaranteed to be personalized and may just be a signature only depending on availability. 

Please note - there is NO GIFT WRAPPING available for any school orders.

Monday, March 6, 2023 - 8:00am
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School Visits
Private Event
Books: 
$14.99
SKU: 9781250851048s
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$18.99
SKU: 9781626726826s
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