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.
Recommendations by the Barefoot Librarian
Forest Bright, Forest Night Cover

Forest Bright, Forest Night by Jennifer Ward

This book is an excellent example of a title that can be used across the curriculum giving you quite a bang for your buck. In addition this book is two books in one. One half shows the animals that are awake during the day in the forest and then you flip the book and the other half shows the animals that are awake... Read More

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What Does It Mean to Be Kind? by Rana DiOrio

What Does It Mean to Be Kind? is the latest in the “What Does It Mean To Be” series This series all follow a similar formula but each title addresses a different aspect of life giving examples of how a child can be a better global citizen. “What Does It Mean to Be Kind?” starts out with examples of different definitions for the... Read More

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

A favorite resource we use everyday in our preschool is a beautiful book! We love to share the joy and excitement of engaging stories to help the children make deep connections to their exploration and learning. The Barefoot Librarian offers THE best selection of books in a full range of topics and targeted age groups to appeal to children of all ages.

-Community School Director, Four Seasons