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Resource Room Book Shelf

 

Here is a list of just a few of the books available for use in the Resource Room or at Troop meetings. Most of the books listed below are available for loan. Remember to check this list during the year for additional recommendations and new books added to the Resource Room shelves. For more information, contact Diane Seekamp, Program Resources Coordinator at 516.741.2550, ext. 244, seekampd@gsnc.org

To reserve a book, submit Material for Loan Request Form, listing title(s) of books in the "Book Section"

or contact Diane Seekamp in the Resource Room at 516.741.2550, ext. 244, seekampd@gsnc.org.

Look for new books listed below!

 

Resource Room Books (By subject)

 

Arts & Crafts

NEW! Just Us Girls: 48 Creative Art & Craft Projects for Mothers & Daughters to Do Together

NEW! Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids: 175 projects for kids to create, build, design, explore & share

Art for All Seasons (library use only)

Fun-Tastic Crafts for Kids

Friendship Bracelets

Kids' Holiday Fun! Great Family Activities Every Month of the Year

Little Hands Paper Plate Crafts (library use only)

Making Jewelry, Step-by-Step (library use only)

Paper Gifts and Jewelry (library use only)

School Projects for Pennies
Scouting Crafts for Girls & Boys

 

Camping

Cooking Out-of-Doors by GSUSA
40 Knots to Know by Emily Stetson
Outdoor Education in Girl Scouting by GSUSA

 

Ceremonies

Ceremonies in Girl Scouting by GSUSA

Let's Celebrate! Girl Scout Ceremonies by GSUSA

 

Character & Service

DAISY PETAL BINDERS - Binders with GS Promise & Law Activities, donated by S/W Tr 3448 (library use only)

"THE BEST ME I CAN BE" BOOKS, (storybooks for Daisy level)

Being Your Best: Character Building for Kids 7-10 (book & leader guide)
I'm Like You, You're Like Me (storybook & leader guide for ages 4-8)
Let's Talk About - Being Helpful (storybook for Daisy level)

Officer Buckle and Gloria, by Peggy Rathmann (Daisy level)

Sharing With our Neighbors, by David Parker (Daisy level)

Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon, by Patty Lovell (Daisy level)

Taking Care of the Class Pet, by David Parker (Daisy level)

We Can Get Along: A Child's Book of Choices (storybook for ages 4-8)

What Do You Stand For? A Guide to Building Character (age 10 & up)

The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects

365 Manners Kids Should Know

 

Cooking & Nutrition

Good Enough to Eat

Healthy Heart Snack Choices Resource Guide, Cornell Coop. Extension

 

Games & Activities

NEW! Anna Banana: 101 Jump-Rope Rhymes by Joanna Cole

Let’s Play! Games for Girls: Ages 5-11 (library use only)

Games for Girl Scouts, Second Edition, GSUSA
Games for Girl Scouts, Third Edition, GSUSA
Great Big Book of Children’s Games, Reader’s Digest
365 Outdoor Activities
Summer Fun! 60 Activities for a Kid-Perfect Summer
(library use only)

 

Girl Scout History

Juliette Low, History Maker Bios, by Susan Bivin Aller (storybook for Brownie/Junior)

First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low, by Ginger Wadsworth

Girl Scouts: A Celebration of 100 Trailblazing Years, by Betty Christiansen

Here Come the Girl Scouts! by Shana Corey (storybook for Daisy/Brownie)

The Story of Juliette Low/Who is a Daisy Girl Scout? by M. J. Dennison
The Cut of the Cloth: A Brief History of the Girl Scout Uniform 1912 to 1999, GSUSA

 

International

Hopscotch Around the World: Nineteen Ways to Play the Game
The Kids’ Multicultural Art Book: Williamson Kids Can!
Book (age 3 to 9)

Our Class, Our World, by David Parker
Papercrafts Around the World, by Phyllis & Noel Fiarotta

 

Nature, Ecology and Science

EYE Can't Believe It: Incredible Optical Illusions (book & kit)

The Kids' Wildlife Book: Williamson Kids Can! Book (age 4-10)

50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth
Fun and Easy Nature & Science Activities
, GSUSA (age 6-11)
Fun and Easy Nature & Science Investigations, GSUSA (all levels)

The Kid’s Science Book: Creative Hands-On Fun (ages 4-10)
365 Science Projects & Activities

 

Puppets & Plays

Curtain Call: Games, Skits, Plays & More by Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff
On Stage: Theater Games and Activities for Kids by Lisa Bany-Winters

 

Songs & Music

Girl Scouts Greatest Hits (All Volumes) (Books & CD’s available)
Girl Scout Pocket Songbooks
Sing Out for America Commemorative Songbook, 2002
Still Singing After All These Years, Commemorative Songbook, '02 & '07
The Reader's Digest Children's Songbook

 

United States

F is for Flag, by Wendy Lewison (storybook for Daisy/Brownie)

The Flag We Love by Pam Munoz Ryan (storybook for Daisy level)
Kids Learn America! A Williamson Kids Can! Book by Gordon & Snow
Our 50 States: 100 Reproducibles for Grades 5-8 (library use only)
Thanksgiving Day by Anne Rockwell (storybook for Daisy level)

 

W.A.G.G.G.S. (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts)

Trefoil Round the World, WAGGGS, 2003
The 4 World Centres: The Story of the Four World Centres, The World Association (WAGGGS), 1995
World Games & Recipes, WAGGGS

 

Women & Careers

Heroes in Our History: A Women's History Coloring Book
100 Women Who Shaped World History (library use only)

 


 

Resource Room Magazines (Library use only)

Copycat Magazine: Ideas & Activities for K-3 Teachers
Family Fun Magazine

New York State Conservationist

New York State Conservationist for Kids

Pack-o-Fun Magazine (arts and crafts projects)