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Girl - A World Of Girls
| 2013-08-28 00:00:25
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    LITERACY LIBRARY Reading was always easy for Adele Ann Taylor. But it wasn’t easy for all of her classmates. Adele wanted to change that story! So when she was 13, she created Adele’s Literacy Library. Literacy means knowing how to read and write. Adele wanted her literacy library to give all people the chance to enjoy good books. What Adele likes best about reading is that it lets her use her imagination. “When you read, you can go anywhere in the world,” Adele says. “With reading, all things are possible.” Reaching Out in a Small Way Is Important! “Mighty oaks from tiny acorns grow.” What does this old saying mean? It means that much bigger, greater things can grow from something as small as a seed! So what you and your Brownie friends do together doesn’t have to be a big thing. A small thing can be important, too! 28 A WORLD OF GIRLS! How do you say GIRL in ARABIC? ASK AROUND! WRITE IT HERE

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    Little Stories ALL AROUND YOU You’ve probably seen advertisements on television and at the movies. Maybe you’ve heard them on the radio, too. Advertisements, also called ads, are little stories that try to sell you things. Look—and listen—around you for a day or two for ads that have girls in them. Keep track of them here. Then talk with your Brownie friends about what you’ve found and what you might like to change about the ads. Where I Saw the Ad 1 2 3 What the Ad Sells Do the Girls in the Ad Look Like Me? 29

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    he world is filled with so many girls and so many stories. Now, how about telling a story full of action, surprise, adventure, and fun—a story all about you and your place in the world of girls! Express Your BEST! There are many ways to tell your story. Write down what you like to do and see what ideas you come up with! If you like to draw, paint, or doodle, you might make a painting, draw a self-portrait, or create a cartoon story. If you play a musical instrument or love to sing, you might tell your story with a song, or by singing songs that your friends write. If you like to act or make up voices and tell jokes, maybe you’ll perform in a play or give a speech. Whatever you choose, be sure to show your audience how much it means to you to make a positive change in the world! 32

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    he bookmobile landed on soft grass. The girls jumped out and saw bananas hanging from big green leaves. Butterflies fluttered among mango trees and papaya trees. Bright birds soared overhead. On the ground were dozens of chickens, scuttling and clucking! Grandmother Elf and Brownie Elf had flown the bookmobile all the way to Thailand. “Look over there!” called Alejandra. The Brownie friends saw a girl about their age. She was busy gathering eggs. When she saw the visitors, she nearly dropped all the eggs from her basket! 18

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    “Got it!” Campbell said, CEREMONIES are ways we catching an egg just in honor a special time, like a birth time. She handed it to the girl or a wedding. When you were and explained, “This is in kindergarten, did your class have a graduation at the end of a bookmobile. It takes books the year? That was a ceremony! all around the world!” What Girl Scout ceremonies do The girl smiled and said you like most? hello. Her name was Chosita, which means “happiness.” Then she went back to gathering eggs. “I need to get these to the temple,” she said. “The eggs are used to bake cakes for ceremonies.” The girls joined in and soon all the eggs were nestled in Chosita’s basket. “Khobkhun!” said Chosita. That means “thank you” in Thai and it sounds like kobe-kun. “Would you like to come with me to the temple?” she asked. “Let’s go in the bookmobile!” Jamila said. 19

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