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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 Buried and the Bound (The Buried and the Bound Trilogy #1) By Rochelle Hassan Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250822208
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 24th, 2023

Heroes of Havensong: Dragonboy By Megan Reyes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593482377
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Published: Labyrinth Road - January 24th, 2023

Pirate Enlightenment, or the Real Libertalia By David Graeber Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374610197
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 24th, 2023

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Sorry, Bro By Taleen Voskuni Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593547304
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Published: Berkley - January 31st, 2023

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That Flag By Tameka Fryer Brown, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063093447
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Published: HarperCollins - January 31st, 2023

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The Davenports By Krystal Marquis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593463338
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Published: Dial Books - January 31st, 2023

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Chain of Thorns (The Last Hours #3) By Cassandra Clare Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481431934
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - January 31st, 2023

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Wildblood: A Novel By Lauren Blackwood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250787132
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Published: Wednesday Books - February 7th, 2023

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The Pearl Hunter By Miya T. Beck Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063238190
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 7th, 2023

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Code Name Sapphire: A World War 2 Novel By Pam Jenoff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778387091
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Published: Park Row - February 7th, 2023

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These Infinite Threads (This Woven Kingdom #2) By Tahereh Mafi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062972477
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Published: HarperCollins - February 7th, 2023

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City of the Dead (City Spies #4) By James Ponti Cover Image
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Published: Aladdin - February 7th, 2023

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Nat for Nothing: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #4) By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338715422
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Published: Graphix - February 7th, 2023

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Stillwater and Koo Save the World (A Stillwater and Friends Book) By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338812312
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 7th, 2023

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Once Upon a Book By Grace Lin, Kate Messner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316541077
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2023

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The Windeby Puzzle: History and Story By Lois Lowry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358672500
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Published: Clarion Books - February 14th, 2023

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Always the Almost By Edward Underhill Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250835208
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Published: Wednesday Books - February 14th, 2023

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InvestiGators: Agents of S.U.I.T. By John Patrick Green, Christopher Hastings, Pat Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250852564
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Published: First Second - February 21st, 2023

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The Adventure Zone: The Eleventh Hour By Clint McElroy, Carey Pietsch (Illustrator), Griffin McElroy, Travis McElroy, Justin McElroy, Carey Pietsch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250793782
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Published: First Second - February 21st, 2023

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The Little Wartime Library By Kate Thompson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538724217
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Published: Forever - February 21st, 2023

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SKU: 9781534499317a
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A Day of Fallen Night (The Roots of Chaos) By Samantha Shannon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635577921
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 28th, 2023

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SKU: 9781250851048a
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It’s Boba Time for Pearl Li! By Nicole Chen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063228610
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 28th, 2023

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The Wicked Bargain By Gabe Cole Novoa Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593378014
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2023

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SKU: 9781637587270a
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Hilo Book 9: Gina and the Last City on Earth By Judd Winick Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593488096
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Published: Random House Graphic - February 28th, 2023

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Weyward: A Novel By Emilia Hart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250280800
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 7th, 2023

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Lies We Sing to the Sea By Sarah Underwood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063234475
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Published: HarperTeen - March 7th, 2023

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Leeva at Last By Sara Pennypacker, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780063114425
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 7th, 2023

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Curse of the Shadow Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #23) By Tracey West, Graham Howells (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tracey West, Graham Howells (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338776942
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 7th, 2023

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Squished: A Graphic Novel By Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338568936
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Published: Graphix - March 7th, 2023

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The Guardian Test (Legends of Lotus Island #1) By Christina Soontornvat, Kevin Hong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Christina Soontornvat, Kevin Hong (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338759150
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 7th, 2023

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When Things Aren’t Going Right, Go Left By Marc Colagiovanni, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338831184
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Published: Orchard Books - March 7th, 2023

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The Moth Keeper: (A Graphic Novel) By K. O'Neill Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593182260
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Published: Random House Graphic - March 7th, 2023

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Iceberg By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338795028
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 7th, 2023

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Flowerheart By Catherine Bakewell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063214590
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Published: HarperTeen - March 14th, 2023

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A Is for Ambitious By Meena Harris, Marissa Valdez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meena Harris, Marissa Valdez (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316354493
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 14th, 2023

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Stateless By Elizabeth Wein Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316591249
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 14th, 2023

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The Witch and the Vampire: A Novel By Francesca Flores Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250220516
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Published: Wednesday Books - March 21st, 2023

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The White Lady: A Novel By Jacqueline Winspear Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062867988
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Published: Harper - March 21st, 2023

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While You Were Dreaming By Alisha Rai Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063083967
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 21st, 2023

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Meesh the Bad Demon #1 By Michelle Lam Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593372869
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 21st, 2023

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Three Drops of Blood By Gretchen McNeil Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368072151
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - March 21st, 2023

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Remember By Joy Harjo, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joy Harjo, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593484845
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Published: Random House Studio - March 21st, 2023

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Party Hearty Kitty-Corn By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781419750953
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 28th, 2023

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Hotel of Secrets: A Novel By Diana Biller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250809452
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 28th, 2023

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We Don't Lose Our Class Goldfish: A Penelope Rex Book By Ryan Higgins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368076982
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - March 28th, 2023

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Stars and Smoke (A Stars and Smoke Novel #1) By Marie Lu Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250852816
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 28th, 2023

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Chaos & Flame By Tessa Gratton, Justina Ireland Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593353325
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Published: Razorbill - March 28th, 2023

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SKU: 9780593327357a
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Dog Man: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #11): From the Creator of Captain Underpants By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338801910
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Published: Graphix - March 28th, 2023