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Big Library Read 2022

Big Library Read 2022

Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library members of all ages can experience Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club, with a Newbery Award-winning young adult novel. From November 2-16, booklovers with a valid library card can join thousands of others around the globe by borrowing Darcie Little Badger’s indigenous fantasy novel, A Snake Falls to Earth, from their public library. Library card holders may read the eBook and audiobook for free without waiting on the Libby app or by visiting https://idl.overdrive.com/.  Readers can then discuss online at https://biglibraryread.com/join-the-discussion/

Book cover for A Snake Falls to Earth. A young woman in a yellow tank top and rust skirt listens through a pair of headphones. A snake curls around her feet

A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger

Nina is a Lipan girl in our world. She’s always felt there was something more out there. She still believes in the old stories. Oli is a cottonmouth kid, from the land of spirits and monsters. Like all cottonmouths, he’s been cast from home. He’s found a new one on the banks of the bottomless lake. Nina and Oli have no idea the other exists. But a catastrophic event on Earth, and a strange sickness that befalls Oli’s best friend, will drive their worlds together in ways they haven’t been in centuries. And there are some who will kill to keep them apart.

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