Barnes & Noble Scouting for Girls: The Original 1920 Girl Scout Handbook

The Barnes and Noble publication of Scouting for Girls is a replica of the first edition published in 1920. Josephine Daskam Bacon, Chairman of Publications for Girls Scouts, Inc., constructed it along with and a number of experts in child ...development. With chapters such as "The Child Nurse," "Woodcraft," and "Nature Study for Girl Scouts," the guidebook upholds the Girl Scouts goal to develop leadership, values, and practical skills in young girls. It also provides a history of the Girl Scouts of America, which had eighteen members when it was founded in 1912 in Georgia and today boasts close to four million Girl Scouts in more than eighty countries. Read More

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