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Big Library Read: Children’s Books by Native American Authors

Big Library Read: Children’s Books by Native American Authors

A person holds a tablet which features the book cover of "A Snake Falls to Earth"

OverDrive’s latest Big Library Read is A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger! From November 2-16, booklovers with a PGTPL library card can join thousands of others around the globe by borrowing Darcie Little Badger’s indigenous YA fantasy novel, A Snake Falls to Earth. Library card holders may read the ebook and audiobook for free without waiting on the Libby app or by visiting OverDrive. Readers can then discuss online at Big Library Read

While A Snake Falls to Earth is a YA title, we have many children’s books by Native American authors and illustrators in our collection! Here are just a few to read and enjoy. 



Board Books

We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp

Picture Books

We all play = kimêtawânaw by Julie Flett

Chukfi Rabbit’s Big, Bad Bellyache by Greg Rodgers

Powwow Day by Traci Sorrell

Tanna’s Owl by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley

Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Stolen Words by Melanie Florence

Raven’s Feast by Kung Jaadee

Chapter Books

Night Wings by Joseph Bruchac

The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich

The Great Bear by David Robertson

The Case of Windy Lake by Michael Hutchinson

I Can Make This Promise by Christine Day

The Star That Always Stays by Anna Rose Johnson

Graphic Novels

This Place: 150 Years Retold by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm and Sonny Assu

Surviving the City by Tasha Spillett

Early Readers / Early Chapter Books

Jo Jo Makoons by Dawn Quigley


Sky Wolf’s Call: The Gift of Indigenous Knowledge by Eldon Yellowhorn

We Are Still Here: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know by Traci Sorrell

Powwow: A Celebration Through Song and Dance by Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane

We Learn From the Sun by David Bouchard

Looking for more? Find books that celebrate Native American Heritage Month throughout November at Children’s Room at PGTPL.

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