Toni Eubanks

Octavia's Girl Scout Journey: Savannah 1916

An historical novel provides a view on how people in other times and places lived and interacted. What was it like to be a young girl growing up in Savannah in 1916? Octavia is a twelve-year-old girl coming of age as America prepares to enter World War I. With her open personality and acceptance of all people, she brings together girls from different racial groups and economic classes in an exciting adventure story.

Selected Works

Activity Guide with Historical References
Introduces activities that correspond to each chapter of the novel, as well as explanation of historical events and people who appear in fictional form.
Historical Fiction
The first official historical novel on the Girl Scout movement.
An historical novel about a young African American girl coming of age in the Black West of the 1880's.
Essay
An essay on my research experiences for my second Passage to Womanhood book on the Gullah culture of the Sea Islands of South Carolina.
Magazine