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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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The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times By Michelle Obama Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780593237465
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Published: Crown - November 15th, 2022

$18.99
SKU: 9781536212501a
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Big Nate: Release the Hounds! By Lincoln Peirce Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524875572
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 27th, 2022

The Door of No Return By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316441865
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Last of the Talons By Sophie Kim Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781649372802
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Published: Entangled: Teen - September 27th, 2022

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Talk Santa to Me By Linda Urban Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534478848
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Demon in the Wood Graphic Novel By Leigh Bardugo, Dani Pendergast (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Leigh Bardugo, Dani Pendergast (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250624642
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 27th, 2022

InvestiGators: Heist and Seek By John Patrick Green Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250849885
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Published: First Second - September 27th, 2022

Treasure State: A Cassie Dewell Novel (Cassie Dewell Novels #6) By C.J. Box Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250766960
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 27th, 2022

Spells for Forgetting: A Novel By Adrienne Young Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593358511
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Published: Delacorte Press - September 27th, 2022

The Winners: A Novel (Beartown Series) By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982112790
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Published: Atria Books - September 27th, 2022

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Two Degrees By Alan Gratz Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338735673
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 4th, 2022

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Bird & Squirrel All Together: A Graphic Novel (Bird & Squirrel #7) By James Burks Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338252330
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Published: Graphix - October 4th, 2022

$18.99
SKU: 9780374388485a
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The Antiracist Kid: A Book About Identity, Justice, and Activism By Tiffany Jewell, Nicole Miles (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Nicole Miles (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358629399
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Published: Versify - October 4th, 2022

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Narwhalicorn and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #7) By Ben Clanton Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780735266728
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Published: Tundra Books - October 4th, 2022

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A Scatter of Light By Malinda Lo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525555285
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2022

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The First to Die at the End By Adam Silvera Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063240803
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 4th, 2022

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Sir Ladybug and the Bookworms By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063069121
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

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Our Missing Hearts: A Novel By Celeste Ng Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593492543
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Published: Penguin Press - October 4th, 2022

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Con Pollo: A Bilingual Playtime Adventure By Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Lopez, Andrea Campos (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250830418
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 11th, 2022

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 5) (Illustrated edition) By J. K. Rowling, Mr. Jim Kay (Illustrator), Neil Packer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Mr. Jim Kay (Illustrator), Neil Packer (Illustrator)
$54.99
ISBN: 9780545791434
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 11th, 2022

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Unicornado: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure By Dana Simpson Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524875565
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 18th, 2022

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It Starts with Us: A Novel (It Ends with Us #2) By Colleen Hoover Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781668001226
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Published: Atria Books - October 18th, 2022

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An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! Volume 5 (Elephant and Piggie Book, An) By Mo Willems Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368072243
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - October 18th, 2022

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Demon Copperhead: A Novel By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780063251922
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Published: Harper - October 18th, 2022

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I Was Born for This By Alice Oseman Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338830934
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 18th, 2022

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The Heartstopper Yearbook By Alice Oseman Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781338853896
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Published: Graphix - October 18th, 2022

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The Official Heartstopper Coloring Book By Alice Oseman Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781338853902
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Published: Graphix - October 18th, 2022

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Greywaren (The Dreamer Trilogy #3) By Maggie Stiefvater Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338188394
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 18th, 2022

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Frizzy By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250259639
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Published: First Second - October 18th, 2022

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Doug the Pug and the Kindness Crew (Doug the Pug Picture Book) By Leslie Mosier (Created by), Rob Chianelli (Created by), Karen Yin, Lavanya Naidu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Leslie Mosier (Created by), Rob Chianelli (Created by), Karen Yin, Lavanya Naidu (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338781403
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 18th, 2022

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The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human By Siddhartha Mukherjee Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781982117351
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Published: Scribner - October 25th, 2022

$8.99
SKU: 9781534497559a
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Strike the Zither (Kingdom of Three #1) By Joan He Cover Image
By Joan He
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250258588
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 25th, 2022

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Diper Överlöde (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 17) By Jeff Kinney Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419762949
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Published: Amulet Books - October 25th, 2022

$13.99
SKU: 9780823452170a
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The Bad Guys in the Others?! (The Bad Guys #16) By Aaron Blabey Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338820539
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - November 1st, 2022

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Dungeons & Dragons: Dungeon Academy: Tourney of Terror By Madeleine Roux, Timothy Probert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Madeleine Roux, Timothy Probert (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063039148
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Published: HarperCollins - November 1st, 2022

$12.99
SKU: 9781534499287a
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Doodleville #2: Art Attacks! By Chad Sell Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984894748
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

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Shuna's Journey By Hayao Miyazaki, Alex Dudok de Wit (Translated by) Cover Image
By Hayao Miyazaki, Alex Dudok de Wit (Translated by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250846525
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Published: First Second - November 1st, 2022

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Seasparrow (Graceling Realm) By Kristin Cashore Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781984816672
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

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Dawnlands: A Novel (The Fairmile Series #3) By Philippa Gregory Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781501187216
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Published: Atria Books - November 8th, 2022

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Gleanings: Stories from the Arc of a Scythe By Neal Shusterman Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534499973
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

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Sir Callie and the Champions of Helston By Esme Symes-Smith Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593485774
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Published: Labyrinth Road - November 8th, 2022

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Legends & Lattes: A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes By Travis Baldree Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250886088
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Published: Tor Books - November 8th, 2022

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Scattered Showers: Stories By Rainbow Rowell Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250855411
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Published: Wednesday Books - November 8th, 2022

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Mihi Ever After By Tae Keller, Geraldine Rodríguez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tae Keller, Geraldine Rodríguez (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250814319
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - November 8th, 2022

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Galatea: A Short Story By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780063280519
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Published: Ecco - November 8th, 2022

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I Don't Care By Julie Fogliano, Molly Idle (Illustrator), Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Molly Idle (Illustrator), Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443451
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Published: Neal Porter Books - November 8th, 2022

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Stellarlune (Keeper of the Lost Cities #9) By Shannon Messenger Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534438521
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Published: Aladdin - November 8th, 2022

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Cursed (Gilded Duology #2) By Marissa Meyer Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250618917
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 8th, 2022

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Bloodmarked (The Legendborn Cycle #2) By Tracy Deonn Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534441637
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022