What I Tell Myself First by Michael A. Brown

“What I Tell Myself First” by Michael A. Brown is a much-needed tool for educators and parents trying to promote the development of self-esteem in their students and children.

“In the Nick of Time” by Deedee Cummings

In the Nick of TimeDeedee CummingsMake A Way Media, LLC (2019)ISBN 9781951218201Reviewed by Eve Panzer for the Barefoot Librarian and Reader Views Kids (11/2019) I don’t usually review holiday books, but I had to make an exception for “In the Nick of Time” by Deedee Cummings. Although the story takes place during the Christmas season, [...]

Interview with Shirin Shamsi – Author of “Laila and the Sands of Time”

Laila and the Sands of TimeShirin ShamsiSpork (2019)ISBN 9781946101778Bok Review by Eve Panzer the Barefoot Librarian for Reader Views Kids (8/19) Interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views Kids (9/19) Shirin Shamsi was born and raised in the UK, and now makes her home in the Chicago suburbs. Laila and the Sands of Time is [...]

“Laila and the Sands of Time” by Shirin Shamsi

Laila and the Sands of TimeShirin ShamsiSpork (2019)ISBN 9781946101778Reviewed by Eve Panzer the Barefoot Librarian for Reader Views Kids (8/19) I am very excited to introduce “Laila and the Sands of Time,” a debut middle-grade chapter book from Shirin Shamsi. This is a beautifully written middle-grade chapter book which can be used to teach many [...]

“100 Things” by Cindy Helms

100 Things Written and Illustrated by Cindy HelmsSet Free Publishing 2018ISBN 978-0996339759 Reviewed by Eve Panzer, Barefoot Librarian (2/20/2019) The 100th Day of school is a commonly celebrated milestone for young elementary students. However, in the book 100 Things author/illustrator Cindy Helms has taken a new twist on the theme making it fresh and fun [...]