Girl Scouts of the USA

Betty Christiansen is the author of Knitting for Peace. She has an MFA in nonfiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College and lives with her family in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where she is editor of the regional women’s magazine Coulee Region Women. The Girl Scouts of the USA was founded in 1912 and is a preeminent leadership-development organization for girls, with 3.4 million girl and adult members worldwide.