Nomination: Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts

Cordery, Stacey A. Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts. 2012. 400p. Viking Adult, $17.95 (978-0670023301). Gr.10-up.

The intrepid Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low overcame a terrible marriage and pursued a lifestyle free from the restraints placed on women in her era. Her founding of the Girl Scouts was groundbreaking for its inclusion of all young women regardless of race, social class, and physical abilities. Low’s legacy continues to inspire girls today.

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