American Girl debuted Gabriela McBride, the company’s new 2017 Girl of the Year. Gabriela uses the power of poetry to help her break down barriers and overcome a personal challenge with stuttering.
The 18-inch Gabriela doll features dark-brown hair and brown eyes, an exclusive outfit that reflects her creative side, and a book chronicling her story. She also comes with several performance-inspired outfits and accessories, including a dance barre, rehearsal and dance outfits, plus pretend headphones and a microphone. Additional Gabriela products and books will be available starting in the spring, and—for the first time—the new Girl of the Year collection will be available for more than a full 12 months. [Read more...]