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Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette 'Daisy'… (edition 2012)

by Shana Corey, Hadley Hooper (Illustrator)

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Title:Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette 'Daisy' Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure
Authors:Shana Corey
Other authors:Hadley Hooper (Illustrator)
Info:Scholastic Press (2012), Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Untitled collection, 5th-6th Grade Readers, 3rd-4th Grade Readers, Informational Books, Your library, Read but unowned
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Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure by Shana Corey

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Oh my goodness, I'm a little verklempt. ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
Oh my goodness, I'm a little verklempt. ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
This is a pretty good informational book. It talked about the woman who traveled the world, and then became the founder of girl scouts. It explains what girl scouts do, and the types of badges they can earn. It is lovely. ( )
  anita.curry | Oct 11, 2013 |
Tells the story of Juliette Gordon Low who founded the Girl Scouts. Shows strong females taking action in the world. Includes many Girl Scout sayings in the illustrations. ( )
  pmartens | Sep 14, 2013 |
Highly Recommended

This non-fiction picture book tells the story of the Girl Scouts. Readers are introduced to Juliette Gordon Low’s and her trip to England and learning about the Girl Guides to where Girl Scouts are at today. Readers learn about how the Girl Scouts have changed throughout their history. At the end of the story we see examples of famous Girl Scouts like Gloria Steinem, Hillary Clinton, Lisa Ling and there is a place for the reader to put her picture.

The writing is fun to read. Readers are exposed to words like gumption and spunk. Girls are portrayed as adventurous and ready to learn new things. The illustrations are realistic and sort of have a 1950’s vintage vibe. The colors reflect the colors in nature and the Girl Scout uniforms. It’s a really cute theme. It’s full of historical information that would be of interest to many elementary aged girls.

The book is perfect to read to Daisy and Brownie Troops. I read it to a first grade Daisy troop and they were quiet the whole time. They loved the story and it seemed to be easy for them to understand. There is an AR quiz that accompanies this book, so students who like AR quizzes are in luck! This is a really nice book for a school or public library. Girl Scouts of all ages will enjoy the story and pictures. The end of the book has extensive back matter with examples of how the Girl Scouts fit into US history, a painting of Low and a photo of a 1913 Girl Scout Troop. The author included the Girl Scout Promise and the Girl Scout Law. This book would make a great gift for a girl during a Girl Scout bridging ceremony. ( )
  kmjanek | Aug 29, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0545342783, Hardcover)

The amazing, all-true story of the first Girl Scouts and their visionary founder.

Juliette Gordon Low--Daisy to her friends and family--was not like most girls of the Victorian era.

Prim and proper?

BOSH!

Dainty and delicate?

HOW BORING!

She loved the outdoors, and she yearned for adventure! Born into a family of pathfinders and pioneers, she too wanted to make a difference in the world--and nothing would stop her.

Combining her ancestors’ passion for service with her own adventurous spirit and her belief that girls could do anything, she founded the Girl Scouts. One hundred years later, they continue to have adventures, do good deeds, and make a difference!

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:49:33 -0400)

A one hundreth anniversary tribute to the Girl Scouts founder describes how she rejected the conventions of Victorian culture and introduced her pioneer family's passion for service, adventure, and independence to the girls of her time.

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