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
Anna and Her Rainbow Colored Yoga Mat

Anna and Her Rainbow Colored Yoga Mats

Details Author: Giselle Shardlow Illustrator: Paul Wrangles Publisher:  CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Publication Date: 2012 Format: Paperback Price: $11.95 Ages: 3 – 7 years Purchase a Copy This title is one of about 10 books in the Yoga Kids Stories. These books integrate yoga poses into stories that provide information,... Read More


What Does It Mean to Be Global?

Details Author: Rana DiOrio Illustrator: Chris Hill Publisher: Little Pickle Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Hard back Price: $17.95 Ages: 4 and up EDUCATOR’S Tips, Correlations, Connections, Resources IB Themes/Units of Inquiry: Who We Are: My country and Culture; My Beliefs. Where We Are in Space and Time: Personal Travel;... 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