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On My Honor

ISBN: 9781402267932

By: Shannon Kleiber

Published: 04/17/2012

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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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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE: KNOW YOURSELF AND BE YOURSELF

CHAPTER TWO: GIVE TO OTHERS

CHAPTER THREE: LOVE LIVING THINGS

CHAPTER FOUR: TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF

CHAPTER FIVE: BECOME GOOD AT SOMETHING

CHAPTER SIX: BE A SISTER

CHAPTER SEVEN: CHALLENGE YOURSELF

CHAPTER EIGHT: KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING ARE EMPOWERING

CHAPTER NINE: HAVE FUN

CHAPTER TEN: BE OUTDOORS

TIMELINE

DAISY'S CIRCLE OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND FURTHER READING

NOTES

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Excerpt

Introduction

Sitting in a close circle, the girls in the group buzz about being invited to the dance, a fight with a friend, schoolwork due the next day. It could be a scene from any

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“What I liked most was the fact that the book was so well researched and it brings the reader so much closer to the organization as well as to the history behind it and how all of this f...

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Specs

Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 8 in
Width: 5.25 in
Weight: 9.44 oz
Page Count: 224 pages

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