Braver Than Brave

Braver Than Brave

Braver Than Brave

Braver Than Brave


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A fun-filled, inspirational picture book that redefines what it means to be brave. Young Wanda desperately wants to be brave like her big brother Zane, but it's not easy. When the Coaster of Doom opens at the local amusement park, Wanda is determined to show her bravery. With all eyes on her, Wanda must find the confidence to be her own kind of brave. That’s BRAVER THAN BRAVE! Mixing humor with themes of self-awareness and responsible decision-making, celebrated author Janet Sumner Johnson (Help Wanted, Must Love Books) demonstrates the importance of thinking for yourself, being confident in your own beliefs, and accepting differences in others. A must-have picture book for all kids, from anxious to outgoing and everything in between. Braver Than Brave: - Includes back matter with helpful tips to “Be Your Own Kind of Brave,” including how to speak in front of a class, exploring new activities, and more. - Demonstrates important social-emotional learning (SEL) skills, such as self-awareness and self-management. - Celebrates diversity of both body and mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684465002
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2022
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 301,391
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: AD510L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Janet Sumner Johnson has been writing for as long as she can remember. She bakes a mean cinnamon twist and eats way more cookies than are good for her, which explains her running habit. Though her full-time occupation as Mom takes most of her time, she sneaks in writing at night when her inner funny bone is fully unleashed. Janet lives in Utah with her husband and three kids.

Eunji Jung is a freelance illustrator represented by Lemonade illustration agency. Originally from South Korea, she graduated from Humber College in Toronto, Ontario, and worked as a graphic designer for five years before becoming a full-time illustrator. She specializes in drawing children’s books and media by capturing innocent emotions and childlike imaginations. Eunji currently lives in Manitoba, Canada.


The term “brave” means something different for every child. This book is a great jumping off point for an introductory discussion about types of bravery;

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