On My Honor

Real Life Lessons from America's First Girl Scout

By Shannon Henry Kleiber
(Sourcebooks, Paperback, 9781402267932, 212pp.)

Publication Date: April 2012

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In 1911, Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low was widowed and completely unsure of what to do with her life when a chance meeting changed her course forever. Determined and inspired by a belief that young girls and women should be taught to rely not on their husbands and fathers but on themselves, Daisy founded the Girl Scouts of the USA the next year.

One hundred years later, Daisy's life lessons still motivate and encourage thousands of young girls and women across the country through the Girl Scout organization. Shannon Henry Kleiber gives Daisy's classic, timeless advice a modern focus that is sure to inspire women of all generations. learn from Daisy's words of wisdom and strive to:

-Know Yourself and Be Yourself -Love Living Things -Give to Others -Be a Sister -Challenge Yourself

"Have you ever stopped to think that your most constant companion throughout life will be yourself? You will always have this body, this mind, and this spirit that you call 'I, '" -- How Girls Can Help Their Country (1916)

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