The Barefoot Librarian conducts the in-depth research of children’s literature so that you don’t have to – saving you precious time.

Eve finds engaging and enriching books often from small independent publishers and self-published authors that you may never hear about!

The Barefoot Librarian offers a unique and extensive blend of experience in the following ways:
  • Deep knowledge of curriculum and books to complement and enrich classroom units and themes.
  • Ability to productively work with educators and administrators on book selection and procurement for schools.
  • Recommends books for Primary and Preschool for International Baccalaureate (IB PYP), Montessori Programs, and other educational programs, institutes and educators.
  • Many multicultural, diverse books focusing on nature, folk tales and universal messages.
  • Unique selection of children’s books all personally chosen, including Spanish and Spanish/English bilingual books.
The Latest From The Blog

Spring Into Summer Reading 2018

I know that spring has just begun, but it is not too early to start thinking about summer reading.  I suggest you start with the latest title from Barefoot Books -  Just Like Brothers. I have been selling Barefoot Books for over a decade – in fact my book selling career started when I became a direct seller for Barefoot Books.  I was impressed... Read More

Summer Reading Resources List

Here's the list I have compiled to help educators and librarians who support readers from preschool through 12th grade.  United States Board on Books for Young People Preschool – Grade 12 Building Bridges Through Children's and Young Adult Books “…international books for young people.” School Library Journal – Best Of Reviews Preschool – Young Adult. Fiction and nonfiction. The SLJ review editors selected... Read More

Recommendations by the Barefoot Librarian

Just Like Brothers

Just Like Brothers - a new book from Barefoot Books I have been selling Barefoot Books for over a decade – in fact my book selling career started when I became a direct seller for Barefoot Books.  I was impressed by their books for many reasons. At a time when... Read More

Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean: Remembering Chinese Scientist Pu Zhelong’s Work for Sustainable Farming

  Non-fiction has become the center of attention in children’s literature. In part this is due to the Common Core Standards emphasis on non-fiction. Whatever your opinion is about the Common Core Standards, putting a spotlight on non-fiction has led to a plethora of books that are both informative, engaging... Read More

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Raves & Praise from educators and readers about Eve Panzer, the Barefoot Librarian:

Eve Panzer has displayed her wonderful books at several of our Early Childhood events. Our teachers are always excited to see the age appropriate materials she provides.

-Jacquie Porter, Early Childhood Director, Austin ISD