Juliette Low: Girl Scout Founder

By Helen Boyd Higgins
Read by Lynne Taccogna

The Young Patriots Series

2.18 Hours 01/01/2006 unabridged
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Share the childhood adventures of the young girl from Savannah, Georgia, who would grow up to found the Girl Scouts®. “Daisy” Gordon would rather climb a tree and ride a horse than learn to dance and sew. “There’s not one thing I can’t do that boys can,” said Daisy, and the organization she created years later proved her words. Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young listeners into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.

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Summary

Summary

Share the childhood adventures of the young girl from Savannah, Georgia, who would grow up to found the Girl Scouts®. “Daisy” Gordon would rather climb a tree and ride a horse than learn to dance and sew. “There’s not one thing I can’t do that boys can,” said Daisy, and the organization she created years later proved her words.

Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young listeners into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[The Young Patriots Series] would make a popular and much appreciated addition to any personal, school or community library biography collection for young readers.” Midwest Book Review
“A wonderful story about the founder of the Girl Scouts.” KidsBookshelf.com
“Adds a more personal touch to the lives of well-known adults, by showing readers what their childhood was like.” WonderKorner.com

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Author

Author Bio: Helen Boyd Higgins

Helen Boyd Higgins (1892–1971) was born in Columbus, Indiana and wrote numerous children’s books including biographies of Stephen Foster, Noah Webster, and Walter Reed.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 2.18
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English