Octavia's Girl Scout Journey Author:Toni Eubanks A historical novel provides a view on how people in other times and places lived and interacted. What was it like to be a Girl Scout in Savannah in 1916? Octavia's story reveals a slice of life in America before television and computers, when World War I and the possibility of American involvement lay heavily on the minds of most Americans. It w... more »as a time when many adults didn't have a grade school education, and women hadn't yet received the right to vote.
This story brings together girls from different racial groups and economic classes in a way that was not common in Savannah during the early twentieth century. But Octavia's story is an example of how Girl Scouting has always been a movement ahead of its time, a place where girls grow strong.« less