Melissa's Barefoot Story

I began my journey with  Barefoot Books by purchasing their books as gifts.  Barefoot's values of cultural diversity, compassion, as well as pairing beautiful art with rich language resonated with what I wanted for all the children - especially those in this next generation.  I started in Massachusetts (Cape Cod) and moved to Oregon with my family of four in 2014 where I travel between Eugene, Newport, Bend, & Coos Bay for book fairs, events, fundraisers and educator conferences.  I am also a Certified Substitute Teacher in Eugene's Bethel District where I often pop the deck of Mindful Kids and a Barefoot Book (or two!) in my teaching bag!

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