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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
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

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We Believe in You Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Molly Idle (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250312006
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 27th, 2020

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5 More Sleeps ‘til Christmas Cover Image
By Jimmy Fallon, Rich Deas (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250266477
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 27th, 2020

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The Deep End (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 15) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419748684
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Published: Amulet Books - October 27th, 2020

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Instant Karma Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250618818
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 3rd, 2020

$18.99
SKU: 9781250208484a
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Encyclopedia Lumberjanica: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Lumberjanes  Cover Image
By Shannon Watters (Created by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781684155996
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Published: BOOM! Box - November 3rd, 2020

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The Ickabog Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781338732870
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - November 10th, 2020

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The Bad Guys in The One?! (The Bad Guys #12) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338329506
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - November 10th, 2020

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Escape This Book! Race to the Moon Cover Image
By Bill Doyle, Sarah Sax (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593119259
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 10th, 2020

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Unlocked Book 8.5 (Keeper of the Lost Cities) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534463424
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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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Brave in the Woods Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984813992
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

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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

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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

$16.99
SKU: 9781984813992a
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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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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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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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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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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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Staff Picks

A beautifully illustrated non-fiction book that is perfect for those kids who always ask "why?". A perfect book for teachers but also sweet enough to read every night as a bedtime story. The more often you read it, the better you will be at reading large numbers! Has a wonderfully accessible back matter page. - Jessica