Read Brave Saint Paul 2022 Toolkit

Read Brave 2022 Toolkit

Talk about the books and the theme of community care with your neighbors, friends, and family. Use our toolkit that provides resources for digging in and facilitating brave conversations that push our city forward. Resources in the toolkit can help you host a conversation, your own event, or incorporate Read Brave into a classroom, book club, or another group.

Reading/Discussion Questions

Download discussion questions for each of this year's Read Brave titles.

Main Book YA Fiction

Adult Nonfiction

Chapter Book

Early Reader

Picture Book

How to Read a Graphic Novel

This year's main Read Brave Book is a graphic novel.

If you have not read graphic novels before you may be wondering how to read them.

Let this video guide serve as your introduction to reading graphic novels.

Downloadable Materials

Create Your Own Graphic NovelCreate Your Own Graphic Novel!

This year’s Read Brave theme is Community Care. Write and draw a story about people caring for each other.

Feeling stuck? Try one of these ideas:

Write your story as a fairy tale or tell a story of a time you cared for someone. What happened? Who was involved? How did you feel?

Download your graphic novel template.

Interactive Online Poster for iPads / Schoology

Quick links to Read Brave e-books, online audiobooks, and discussion questions.

Download your interactive online poster.

#readbrave #communitycare

We want to hear your #ReadBrave and #CommunityCare stories!

Use the official hashtags when posting content on social media and we will share it on the library's social media channels.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Participant and Faciltator Survey

Thank you for being part of Saint Paul Public Library’s Read Brave!

Please tell us about your experience with Read Brave so we can continue to improve. Participation in the survey is optional and your answers will remain anonymous.

Questions about Read Brave?

Get in touch with the Read Brave Team using the form below with any questions you have about Read Brave books, events, or patnerships.

Read Brave Saint Paul is brought to you by the Saint Paul Public Library and The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library.

This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, with special support from the Saint Paul Saints and Bernadette and Jeffrey Janisch.

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