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#ReadYourWorld | 2 Barefoot Books that Encourage Global Citizens

Once upon a time… Two young mothers envision a magical world where everyone went barefoot…   The result was a flourishing company called Barefoot Books Founded in 1992, Barefoot Books has published 600+ multicultural books for children that encourage discovery, imagination, creativity and global citizenship. Their first app, Barefoot World Atlas, has 4 million downloads, and… Read More #ReadYourWorld | 2 Barefoot Books that Encourage Global Citizens

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Extension Activities for Mama Panya’s Pancakes: A Village Tale from Kenya

We recently picked up a wonderful book from the Blount County library, this wonderful Kenyan Tale called, Mama Panya’s Pancakes: A Village Tale from Kenya by Mary and Rich Chamberlin, Illustrated by Julia Cairns. This beautiful heart warming story shares the great message of “give and you shall receive.“ As Mama Panya and her young… Read More Extension Activities for Mama Panya’s Pancakes: A Village Tale from Kenya

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The Adventures of Achilles by Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

{Guest post by Hannah Rials} The Adventures pf Achilles is another wonderful book from the Barefoot Books line-up.  The Adventures of Achilles tells the mythical story behind this amazing warrior’s history and of the fall of the great walled city of Troy. The story is told beautifully, but I do not recommend this for young… Read More The Adventures of Achilles by Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

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Lin Yi’s Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale by Brenda Williams and Benjamin Lacombe

Guest post from Hannah Rials Lin Yi’s Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale from Barefoot Books is a heartwarming story shows the rewards of putting others first, and includes educational notes at the end about the Chinese moon festival, life in rural China, and the legend of the moon fairy. Lin Yi has a list of… Read More Lin Yi’s Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale by Brenda Williams and Benjamin Lacombe

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The Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales by Shoshana Boyd Gelfand

This week is the festival of lights for the Jewish faith called Hanukkah. Today we’re going to celebrate by reading a collection of stories from Barefoot Books called Jewish Tales. These are stories for sharing and tales to read together. Gathered from around the world, from different times and places, these stories explore questions that… Read More The Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales by Shoshana Boyd Gelfand

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Appy-Hour: Barefoot Books Presents… World Atlas or Kids!

  Once upon a time…. Two young mothers envision a magical world where everyone went barefoot….     Explore. Imagine. Create. Connect. Give Back. That’s the Barefoot Books mindset and what they are all about. “It’s exploring other cultures, our planet, ourselves. It’s making time for make-believe and letting imaginations run wild and free. Most… Read More Appy-Hour: Barefoot Books Presents… World Atlas or Kids!