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Our winning book club had their own Read Brave meeting with Mayor Carter on February 12. Congratulations DEED book club!

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About Read Brave Saint Paul

Read Brave will be back again this fall with a new topic and new books!

Read Brave Saint Paul is a citywide, intergenerational reading program set around a common theme relevant to the city. The 2019 Read Brave theme is housing, a critical topic in Saint Paul where thousands of people struggle to afford housing.

Visit Saint Paul Public Library’s Read Brave page to learn more about the program and see the middle-grade read and picture book selections.

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina
2019 Read Brave Primary Book Selection

Set in 1976 Queens, New York, Burn Baby Burn is a compelling, coming-of-age story about Nora Lopez, a Cuban American teenager, finding her place in a city where residents experience violence, racial tension, and housing insecurity.

Evicted by Matthew Desmond
2019 Read Brave Nonfiction Selection

A 2017 Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, Evicted follows eight Milwaukee families struggling to pay their rent around the 2008 financial crisis.