SAL FISHER AT GIRL SCOUT CAMP by Lillian S. Gardner

SAL FISHER AT GIRL SCOUT CAMP

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KIRKUS REVIEW

To any child who has felt the crescendo of excitement as the camp season arrives, this story of eight-year-old Sal Fisher and her month as an Intermediate at a Scout camp will be a recognizable and enjoyable experience. The abundance of Scout details and of inter-racial, inter-national living, are skillfully woven into an episodic account of exuberant Sal and her camp friends:- the spoiled Stephanie who forsakes her frilly nighties for more sturdy flannels, the insecure Debbie who learns her own worth with the help of her fellow campers; the projects, the challenge of competitions, overnight hikes, cookouts, even the sentimental campfire songs. Underlying the rich familiarity of Lillian Gardner's writing lies an abiding confidence in young people and a certain understanding of the positive role a good camp can play in their lives. For those who have followed Sal Fisher's previous Brownie Scout adventures, this latest development will be immediately welcome, and for any child who is pushing the days to the end of June, Sal Fisher will make a congenial and instructive friend.

Pub Date: June 1st, 1959
Publisher: Watts