Read Brave: 2013-2018

Before expanding to Read Brave Saint Paul in 2018, Read Brave was Saint Paul Public Library’s annual program encouraging youth and adults to read and come together around a young adult novel. The program encourages intergenerational dialog about thought-provoking, contemporary issues facing teens and culminates with a visit by the author.

Each year, hundreds of copies of the Read Brave book are distributed to the community, primarily to teens in the Saint Paul Public School system. When teens own the book, they take ownership of the reading, get the thrill of a personalized autograph, and are able to share the book with friends and family.

Read Brave Books:

2013

Everybody Sees the Ants

2014

Eleanor & Park

2015

How It Went Down

2016

Stick

2017

Shadowshaper

2018

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

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