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Girl Scouts: A Celebration of 100 Trailblazing Years

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To commemorate its 100th anniversary, Girl Scouts of the USA is launching a yearlong celebration that kicks off with this special look at its history. The organization has culled iconic photographs, documents, and letters from its vast archives that honor the unique sisterhood of Girl Scouts, some never before seen. Images include historical uniforms, memorabilia, and photographs with first ladies of the United States. Organized by decade, this book is the essential keepsake and gift for Girl Scouts members, alumnae, volunteers, and supporters.

Praise for Girl Scouts:

“This lighthearted look at the Girl Scouts is bound to invoke nostalgia and pride in former members and make you crave some delicious Thin Mint cookies."

-         Bust Magazine

Synopsis:

Growing from 18 members at its founding to more than 3 million members today, Girl Scouts has been building girls of courage, confidence, and character since 1912. This 16-month calendar celebrates the 100th anniversary of an iconic American institution and features never-before-published archival photographs and other memorabilia. A must-have for Girl Scout members, alumnae, volunteers, and supporters.

About the Author

Betty Christiansen is the author of Knitting for Peace (STC Craft). She has an MFA in nonfiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College and lives with her family in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where she is editor of the regional womens magazine Coulee Region Women. The Girl Scouts of the USA was founded in 1912 and is a preeminent leadership-development organization for girls, with 3.4 million girl and adult members worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781584799429
Author:
Christiansen, Betty
Publisher:
Stewart, Tabori, & Chang
Author:
Girl Scouts of the Usa
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 color and black-and-white photograph
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8.5 in

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Business » Nonprofit
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » Scouting
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » US History » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Travel » General

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"Synopsis" by , Growing from 18 members at its founding to more than 3 million members today, Girl Scouts has been building girls of courage, confidence, and character since 1912. This 16-month calendar celebrates the 100th anniversary of an iconic American institution and features never-before-published archival photographs and other memorabilia. A must-have for Girl Scout members, alumnae, volunteers, and supporters.
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