Tag Archives: literacy

Little Free Brownie Library

The current National Service Project: Words in Action has been well-enjoyed by our unit! In its first year (2015), our unit held a book swap which resulted in a donation of 325 books to our city’s library. This year, we … Continue reading

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Words in Action: It’s more than just collecting book donations

When we started off the 2015-2016 Guiding year, we asked our Guides what they thought Guiding was about and what they wanted to focus on this year. To our surprise, the number one answer (tied with camping) was community service. … Continue reading

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The ABCs of making a difference

Today is Family Literacy Day! Find out how one Ranger is getting the word out about the importance of literacy. If you’re like me, you’re probably constantly looking for a way to make a difference. After learning statistics on poverty … Continue reading

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May Book Club Choice: City of 1,000 Dolls

Welcome to She Said/She Said, where GGC Members from across Canada are our book reviewers who share their opinions about this month’s book choice: City of 1,000 Dolls  by Miriam Forster (published by Harper Collins Canada). She Said: Alexis Maartman-Jones … Continue reading

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Sparks and Books with No Bounds

    I’m 14 years old (Emma) and my sister (Julia) is 15 years old and we live in Oakville, a community in southern Ontario. Our organization, Books With No Bounds, is run just by us, through the generosity of … Continue reading

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