First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low

First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low

by Ginger Wadsworth


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This lavishly illustrated account of the fascinating life of the woman who started it all.

Juliette (Daisy) Gordon Low was a remarkable woman with ideas that were ahead of her time. She witnessed important eras in U.S. history, from the Civil War and Reconstruction to westward expansion to post–World War I. And she made history by founding the first national organization to bring girls from all backgrounds into the out-of-doors. Daisy created controversy by encouraging them to prepare not only for traditional homemaking but also for roles as professional women—in the arts, sciences, and business—and for active citizenship outside the home. Her group also welcomed girls with disabilities at a time when they were usually excluded. Includes author’s note, source notes, bibliography, timeline, places to visit, the Girl Scout Promise and Law, and musical notation for the favorite scout song “Make New Friends.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547243948
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 02/06/2012
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 507,308
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: NC1120L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Ginger Wadsworth is the author of many nonfiction titles for young readers, including, for Clarion, Words West: Voices of Young Pioneers, which was named a nonfiction Honor Book by VOYA and received the Western Writers of America Spur Award. She lives in Orinda, California. You can learn more about her at:

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First Girl Scout 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm in the junir girl scouts where I live, Brentwood. It is a lot of fun facts about the girl who created the girl scouts.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I understand a new edition of the NOOK book will be available and my current one will be replaced. The information in the book is great--references to the Roy Scouts, Gin! Scouts, and every fl and fi is repeated so it says flflowers, fifirst, offificial--so it is very disconcerting to read. I understand the hard copy is great--I will be glad when I get my copy. I gave it four stars because I couldn't let it pass that the digital edition is so bad.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im a codett and i have not read this book but i like being in girl scouts im going to paris with troop 982 nc
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loce it so much I could read every DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am in it