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On My Honor

Real Life Lessons from America’s First Girl Scout

$17.99
Published: April 2012
SKU: 9781402267932

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Overview

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)

Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Size: 5.25 in x 8 in
  • Pages: 224
"An inspirational how-to manual for current scouts and their leaders...Kleiber's glimpses of the founder are full of fun. " — Washington Post
"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 fits together into the lessons that the Girl Scout organization stands for." — Dad of Divas
"It is a book told in an occasionally casual but genuinely passionate voice, and it is in that voice that the book gains its uniqueness...Just as Shannon writes she didn't want Daisy to die, I found that neither did I, nor did I want Shannon's book to end." — Mom It Forward
"This is a fascinating story of a woman before her time, who picked up the pieces of her life and not only moved ahead but took all women with her, teaching girls to be self-sufficient, understand finances, and always, Be Prepared. I enjoyed this book very much." — Mrs. Condit Reads
"Read for a great account of the woman who first thought girls could do more." — The Daily Muse
"This book teaches the history of Girl Scouts, the personal adversity of Daisy, and life lessons that apply to all of us. As a mother of boys, my days of Girl Scouting are over, but lessons gleaned from this book are numerous! " — The Green Eyed Momma
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