What’s not to love about ballet flats? Effortless style, and comfort all rolled into one.
My ballet flats pattern is designed for casual wear indoors, but can be just as easily adapted for wearing outside by using a more robust fiber for the base, such as jute.
The ballet flats look stylish using two colors, but also look sophisticated in a single color – the choice is yours.
If the act of baking a fresh loaf of homemade bread frightens you, or if you’ve never been able to replicate a bread recipe, this book is for you. The Modern Girls’ Guide to Bread Baking takes the mystery out of this timeless practice by shedding light on all the nuances of bread baking, helping you create that perfect loaf even your mother-in-law will be jealous over.
Three orphans from Kenya stow away on an airplane to embark on a desperate quest to meet the Secretary General of the United Nations in New York City and deliver a message they hope will help millions of homeless and hurting children in Africa. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz becomes their guidebook as they journey alone across the United States. The trio–one with HIV, one blind amputee, and one who hasn’t spoken for years after watching her family slaughtered–find themselves embroiled in a situation beyond their imaginations as they get close to meeting their goal.
Download: The Leopard Tree by Tim Merriman
Imagine coming home from work to find that your children have spray painted a giant, colorful portrait of a crouching, pooping dog on your driveway. Or a family argument that takes place in the comments section of one of your Facebook friends posts.
The How-Not-To Guide To Parenting and Marriage is a collection of humorous short stories written by a well-intentioned, but definitely far from perfect father and husband. These tales of triumph and woe offer a hilarious, and certainly unique perspective on the parenting and marriage war front.
“Folktales on Stage” is a collection of reader’s theater scripts for young readers, adapted by award-winning children’s author Aaron Shepard from his own folktale retellings. A wide variety of countries and cultures is represented, including Native America, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, Southeast Asia, and China. While aiming mostly at ages 8 to 15, the collection features a full range of reading levels.