Erica Nahrgang

Erica's Barefoot Story

Hello!  I’m so glad you have found my profile on the Barefoot Books’ site.  I am very excited to be part of Barefoot Books- a company that is committed to producing high quality and imaginative literature.  That is very important to me as an educator.   For many years I have taught children how to choose good books to read and now I have the opportunity to sell wonderful books to my whole community.  Besides the Internet, there is no place in my isolated community that sells books.  There is not even a public library.  After having my first child, the absence of having a place where books could be bought or borrowed really troubled me.  I grew up going to the library weekly in my hometown; I wanted the same for my children.  In the fall of 2013, I wrote a proposal through a community fund in hopes that enough community votes may provide funding for a library.  We did not get enough votes; but that did not stop my hope that there could be some way to get books into the community.   Then, that Christmas my child received a Barefoot Book, The Elusive Moose.  I ...