First Girl Scout

First Girl Scout

The Life of Juliette Gordon Low

Book - 2012
Average Rating:
Rate this:
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.
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, 2012
Description: xiii, 210 p. : ill., music ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780547243948
Branch Call Number: j920 Low


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Daisy had an active, outdoorsy, fun childhood, but she knew that most girls weren’t as lucky as she was. When she grew up, she founded an organization to bring girls out-of-doors and to encourage them to prepare to be professional woman, and which was open to all races and ethnicities, and to those with disabilities. A hundred years later, that organization—the Girl Scouts of America—is still doing all those things. Illus. with photos.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

violet_cat_1889 Jul 13, 2012

violet_cat_1889 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings


Find it at BPL

To Top