Barefoot Librarian Reviews

“Molly Morningstar: A Doll for Me” by Andrea Coke
“Molly Morningstar: A Doll for Me” by Andrea Coke 175 184 Reader Views Kids
“Molly Morningstar: A Doll for Me” is not only a relevant and important diverse picture book but also a relatable and entertaining story. It allows children of color to see themselves in the main character, who addresses her situation head-on, takes charge, and comes to a resolution on her own. The author brings her real-life experience as a mother, a person of color, and an educator to this debut picture book. read more
Author Interview – Meet Nan Evenson – Author of “Good Night (Not Really): Let’s Count Forward and Backward!
Author Interview – Meet Nan Evenson – Author of “Good Night (Not Really): Let’s Count Forward and Backward! 175 261 Reader Views Kids
Reader Views Kids talks with Nan Evenson about the first book in her new Childrens Books series, “Good Night (Not Really): Let’s Count Forward and Backward” read more
“Good Night (Not Really): Let’s Count FORWARD and BACKWARD” by Nan Evenson
“Good Night (Not Really): Let’s Count FORWARD and BACKWARD” by Nan Evenson 175 135 Reader Views Kids
Yes, there are lots of picture books about counting to choose from. However, Good Night (Not Really): Let’s Count FORWARD and BACKWARD is a quirky, colorful new addition worth checking out. As the title indicates, little ones learn to count forward and backward. The text takes you to fun, unexpected places, while the illustrations are cheerful, warm, and endearing. read more
“Silent Sally Speaks” – An Interview with Author, Payal Burnham
“Silent Sally Speaks” – An Interview with Author, Payal Burnham 172 265 Reader Views Kids
An Interview with Payal Burnham – Author of Silent Sally Speaks read more
“The Three Tree” by Madison Farkas
“The Three Tree” by Madison Farkas 175 227 Reader Views Kids
“The Three Tree” by Madison Farkas is a charming retelling of a tale with relevant, universal messages. A plucky young girl is the heroine who saves the day for her town. She provides an excellent female role model, exhibiting self-confidence and self-esteem. So much can be accomplished if you believe in yourself. read more
“I Don’t Want to Wear a Mask!” by Tiffany Turner
“I Don’t Want to Wear a Mask!” by Tiffany Turner 175 250 Reader Views Kids
We are living in a world we could never have imagined. Parents and educators are facing many challenges with their children and students. More than ever resources are needed to help navigate these unchartered waters. Often schools and public areas require mask-wearing, but for many children this is scary and bewildering. When we face difficult discussions, we often turn to books to help start the conversation. I Don’t Want to Wear a Mask! by Tiffany Turner is the perfect title to use when addressing mask-wearing requirements and the pandemic. read more