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New from American Girl

Updated on August 2, 2013

New Dolls & More From American Girl

You'll find the latest Historical, My American Girl, and Girl of the Year dolls from American Girl as well as their books, clothing and accessories.

Saige Copeland, Caroline Abbott, McKenna Brooks, Cécile Rey, Marie-Grace Gardner, Kanani Akina, Lanie Holland, Rebecca Rubin, Chrissa Maxwell, Ruthie Smithens, Mia St. Clair, Julie Albright, and Ivy Ling are currently featured on this lens.

Saige Copeland - Girl of the Year 2013

Fourth grader Saige is from New Mexico.

It's still early so we don't know much yet, but I've started a page about her at Saige Copeland: American Girl of the Year 2013. Her books will be released on December 27, 2012, and she debuts on January 1st.

Saige (American Girl Today)
Saige (American Girl Today)

Paperback: 128 pages

For ages 8+

 
Saige Paints the Sky (American Girl)
Saige Paints the Sky (American Girl)

Paperback: 128 pages

For ages 8+

 

Caroline's story begins while Britain and America are once again at war.

She is an 18" doll with waist-length, golden-blond hair and light aquamarine eyes. Caroline comes dressed in a pink empire-waist dress, lacy pantalettes, ribbed-knit stockings, and pink shoes. Her accessories include a faux-straw bonnet, a drawstring purse, and a wooden toy top.

Caroline Abbott loves sailing with her father, but when he's captured, Caroline must help keep the family's shipyard running. When she sees a chance to rescue her father, Caroline discovers that she must use her mind and heart to guide her decisions.


Caroline's Boxed Set with Game (American Girl)
Caroline's Boxed Set with Game (American Girl)

Meet Caroline

Caroline's Secret Message

A Surprise for Caroline

Caroline Takes a Chance

Caroline's Battle

Changes for Caroline

 

New My American Girl Doll Outfit

The newest meet outfit for My American Girl dolls is called the True Spirit Outfit. It includes a light pink graphic cap-sleeved T-shirt, dark gray flared skirt with pink double-ribbon belt, light pink panties, knee-high tan boots, and a charm-keeper necklace with translucent star-shaped charm.

Additional accessories include a white button-up denim jacket, dark pink knit beret, purple faux-leather purse, 3 pretend $1 bills, and a library card.

The girl-sized Dress Like Your Doll outfit includes the top, skort, and hat.

McKenna Brooks - Girl of the Year 2012

Ten-year-old McKenna is a gymnast from Seattle, WA.

Find out more about her at McKenna Brooks: American Girl of the Year 2012.

McKenna (American Girl)
McKenna (American Girl)

Paperback: 128 pages

For ages 8+

 
Cecile and Marie-Grace Paperback Boxed Set with Game (American Girl)
Cecile and Marie-Grace Paperback Boxed Set with Game (American Girl)

This keepsake boxed set includes all six illustrated books about Cecile and Marie-Grace. The box opens up into a board game.

The girls' stories, written by two different authors, include Meet Marie-Grace, Meet Cecile, Marie-Grace and the Orphans, Troubles for Cecile, Marie-Grace Makes a Difference, and Cecile's Gift.

 

Their Story - New Orleans in the 1850s

Kanani Akina - Girl of the Year 2011

I've put together a page all of her own: Kanani Akina: American Girl of the Year 2011.

Aloha, Kanani (American Girl)
Aloha, Kanani (American Girl)

Paperback: 120 pages

For ages 8+

 

My American Girl

Replaced 'Just Like You' Dolls

Girls can choose from 40 dolls to find the one that most resembles them. Hair colors available are shades of blond, red, brown, and black. Eye colors available are blue, brown, green, and hazel. Hair styles include straight and wavy hair of varying lengths with and without bangs. There are dolls with light, medium, and dark skin, and some have freckles.

Like the old Just Like You dolls they are 18" tall with a soft cloth body, and movable head & limbs are made of smooth vinyl. They are dressed in a Real Me Outfit (graphic tee, cuffed capris, cotton underwear, and ballet-flat shoes) and include charm-keeper necklace. They also come with a code to access the online world of InnerstarU.com.


Lanie Holland - Girl of The Year 2010

Ten-year-old Lanie loves science and nature.

Find out more about her at Lanie Holland: American Girl of the Year 2010.

Lanie (American Girl: Lanie)
Lanie (American Girl: Lanie)

Paperback: 112 pages

For ages 8+

 
American Girl Rebecca Rubin
American Girl Rebecca Rubin

Rebecca Rubin

Historical Doll of 1914

Rebecca is growing up in New York City in the early 1900s. She's an American Girl of Russian-Jewish decent.

She is an 18" doll with wavy honey-brown hair and hazel eyes. Rebecca comes dressed in red herringbone dress with velveteen cuffs & collar, white bloomers, black stockings, and two-tone boots. Her accessories include a black velveteen hat trimmed with floral ribbon, a Russian shawl, and a rabbit pin.

Spirited and outgoing, Rebecca loves attention and loves to entertain an audience. She is often bubbling over with ideas that sometimes veer off in wild directions, but don't underestimate her! Rebecca often finds herself torn between what other people say she should do or be and what she feels in her heart.

Rebecca Boxed Set with Game (American Girl)
Rebecca Boxed Set with Game (American Girl)

Meet Rebecca

Rebecca and Ana

Candlelight for Rebecca

Rebecca and the Movies

Rebecca to the Rescue

Changes for Rebecca

 

Chrissa Maxwell - Girl of the year: 2009

She also has 2 Best Friend Dolls... Gwen & Sonali

Click on the image above to read the 2 page spread.


An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong - Sammi Hanratty in American Girl Of The Year (2009)

Chrissa (American Girl Today)
Chrissa (American Girl Today)

Paperback: 130 pages

For ages 8+

 

Just Like You Dolls

There is a whole new selection for American Girl Just Like You dolls. They've got a new outfit and now have the option of having their ears pierced!

Like the previous Just Like You dolls they are 18" tall with a soft cloth body, and movable head & limbs are made of smooth vinyl. They each come with a book and the Star Hoodie Outfit. There are now 40 different dolls to choose from with every hair color and eye color, and skin tone.

American Girl Ruthie Smithens
American Girl Ruthie Smithens

Ruthie Smithens

Ruthie Smithens is the second Historical Doll of the 1930s.

She is an 18" doll with wavy dark brown hair and gray eyes. Ruthie comes dressed in a floral dress with puffed sleeves, white cotton bloomers, light blue patterned socks, black shoes, and a purple hairbow. Her accessories include a black purse with a front pocket and silver-colored clasp, a pretend watch with hands that move, a handkerchief printed with flowers, and two rose-shaped barrettes to style her hair.

Ruthie is Kit Kittredge's best friend. She is loyal, understanding, and generous. In her book Really Truly Ruthie, she tries to help Kit, whose family is struggling through the Great Depression. When Ruthie learns that the Kittredges are having trouble paying the mortgage on their house, she decides to find a way to reach Kit's Aunt Millie.

American Girl Mia St. Clair
American Girl Mia St. Clair

Mia St. Clair

Girl of the year: 2008

Mia St. Clair was the Girl of the Year Doll for 2008.

She is an 18" doll with long red hair, green eyes, and freckles. Mia comes dressed in a zip-top turtleneck sweater with thumbholes and printed gray snowflake, a heather-gray jersey skirt with corduroy yoke, embroidery, and sequins, star-print underwear, light pink tights, and blue high-top sneakers with pink laces. Her accessories include white faux-leather figure skates with laces, blue skate guards, a zippered skate bag, a working music player, pretend headphones, dock and a striped elastic armband.

Mia has hopes of becoming a figure skater. The trouble is, with 3 older brothers who are into hockey, she knows more about cross-checks than toe-loops. With the help of a new coach, Mia finds out whether she has what it takes to grow and compete as a figure skater.

Mia (American Girl)
Mia (American Girl)

Paperback: 136 pages

For ages 8+

 
Bravo, Mia! (American Girl)
Bravo, Mia! (American Girl)

Paperback: 136 pages

For ages 8+

 
American Girl Julie Albright
American Girl Julie Albright

Julie Albright

Historical Doll of 1974

Julie Albright is the first Historical Doll of the 1970s.

She is an 18" doll with Long, straight blond hair with a single braid and brown eyes. Julie comes dressed in a crinkle-gauze peasant blouse over a turtleneck, two-tone bell-bottom jeans, butterfly screen-printed underwear, platform sandals and a braided beaded belt. Her accessories include a crocheted cap, a shiny gold necklace with a "Julie" name charm, a faux-suede purse with printed flower detail, and a pretend Bicentennial quarter.

Julie doesn't want to move away from her San Francisco neighborhood near Chinatown, even if she'll only be a few miles away. Moving means leaving her best friend, her pet rabbit, and worst of all, it means leaving her Dad. After her parents' divorce, Julie tries to make the best of her new situation.

Julie Boxed Set with Game (American Girl Collection)
Julie Boxed Set with Game (American Girl Collection)

Meet Julie

Julie Tells Her Story

Happy New Year, Julie

Julie and the Eagles

Julie's Journey

Changes for Julie

 
American Girl Ivy Ling
American Girl Ivy Ling

Ivy Ling

Also from the 1970s

Ivy Ling is the second Historical Doll of the 1970s.

She is an 18" doll with straight black hair and dark brown eyes. Ivy comes dressed in a knit cowl-neck top, twill pants with contrast stitching, rainbow-printed underwear, tan western-style boots with decorative top-stitching, and gold earrings. Her accessories include a denim bag made from worn-out blue jeans and personalized with patches, a pair of gold-toned chandelier earrings, a raspberry colored beret, and a replica of an ancient Chinese coin for good luck.

Ivy is Julie Albright's best friend. She is the middle child in a Chinese American family whose been feeling alone lately. Her mother is in school, her father is working two jobs, and to make things worse, Julie has moved to another part of town. The only place she feels at home is at gymnastics. In her book Good Luck, Ivy, a big gymnastics tournament is scheduled for the same day as their annual family reunion, and she has a difficult decision to make.

American Girl Magazine Subscription

American Girl
American Girl

American Girl Magazine is an ad-free, award-winning magazine created for girls ages 8-12. It features original fiction, nonfiction, party plans and projects, advice, quizzes and more.

 

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Omg I luv the American Girl Doll's clothings.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      @julieannbrady: Really, I did not know... :D

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      AdorableDollClothes 

      6 years ago

      Great American Girl lens!

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      julieannbrady 

      6 years ago

      Did you know that some American Girls were actually made in Hungary? True.

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      KarenTBTEN 

      6 years ago

      I've been thinking of getting my nieces (4 and 8) the Cecile and Marie-Grace mini-dolls.

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      Sunflower Susan 

      6 years ago

      These dolls are really wonderful. We got Samantha for our daughter, many years ago.

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      RuthMadison 

      6 years ago

      I loved these dolls! I got Samantha in 1989. She's currently in my parents' attic waiting for me to have a daughter to pass her on to.

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      lilymom24 

      7 years ago

      My daughter is just starting to phase out of American Girl but she did save up her $ to buy Lanie a year ago and she enjoyed dreaming about all the accessories she wanted to buy in the catalog. Very nice lens. =)

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      Lynne Modranski 

      7 years ago from Ohio

      Thanks for sharing! I've only seen the older American Girl Dolls, so this was very interesting for me!

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      Miss_Organic 

      7 years ago

      @Lewister: I agree with you :) I was born in 74. Having a historical doll from my decade It makes me feel old!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      These American Girl dolls are so neat! I like the Ruthie Smithens doll.

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      Dianne Loomos 

      8 years ago

      Angel Blessings and Happy New Year!

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      well this is my first visit to the america girl web sist wow i can't believe all there is to see and learn i got my doll two years ago i take her with me everywhere i go of course i am ( 9 ) going on ten soon well i would like to see more so by for now

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      I think american girl dolls are great, i am 10 and i have Samantha, Nellie, Kirsten, Mia, and Kaliey. Can't wait to get Chrissa!

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      Hi my name is l1i2z3. (that is my webkinz username.) There are some other great lenses on here too.) Squidoo is a very neat website. I am 11 years old, and i'm starting to get tired of AG dolls, but I will never get tired of Squidoo!

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      julieannbrady 

      9 years ago

      You know what I found very interesting about the AMERICAN girl dolls? That some of them were "Made in Hungary" -- would you believe? Hmmm, American made in another country. I personally love these dolls. 5*****

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      Dianne Loomos 

      10 years ago

      I like these so much better than Barbies. Of course I have no daughters so I have to wait for grand daughters. ;-)

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      Susan Deppner 

      10 years ago from Arkansas USA

      Yet another reason I need grandkids. I love these dolls!

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      Susan 

      10 years ago from Texas

      Not entirely sure how I feel about the 70s being represented by a "historical" doll. I'm not quite ready to feel old. :-) Oh, and Megan McDonald, who wrote the Julie books, also wrote the Judy Moody series, which I have a lens on. Quite a different set of stories, though.

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      WhitePineLane 

      10 years ago

      Welcome to the Tweeners! The 7-to-12 Crowd group! I've also lensrolled you to my American Girl Info lens!

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      katiyana 

      10 years ago

      Great job on the lens - I have lensrolled it to my collection of American Girl lenses (I have several as American Girl is one of the sizes of doll clothes I sell).

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