It’s a theme that’s central to the stories of Girl of the Year™ 2020 Joss Kendrick™ and it’s sure to inspire both girls and grownups in a new way. 8Save on outlet items while supplies last; quantities are limited to current stock. Erin has written many AG books over the years, her most recent being Prints In The Sand, Nanea's journey book, so it's unclear what she'll be like from that. Kanani's meet book was called Aloha, Kanani, breaking tradition as well. She was the first Girl of the Year to have two books, which were both written by Ann Howard Creel. No refunds or adjustments on previous purchases or orders in progress that have not yet shipped. Employee discounts do not apply. Luciana was born on May 15, 2006 and was an aspiring astronaut from Virginia who dreamed of being the first girl on Mars. Kailey's one book was written by Amy Goldman Koss, and her collection was a bit bigger than Lindsey's. Luciana was the first Chilean Girl of the Year, and the second Latina after Marisol. The Luciana doll featured a permanent purple hair streak. She was the Girl of the Year for 2010, who released on January 1, 2010 and retired on December 31, 2010. But pushing past that first phase has proven to provide a lifetime of rewards. What she finds out at the cheer gym surprises her. She was the first doll since Lindsey to last longer than one year, and Gabriela sold out on November 21, 2018. But we also wrestle with the right balance of, It’s why we worked with author Erin Falligant to create Joss Kendrick’s character in a way that would provide them with a role model; to be one more voice telling girls, When a perfect wave comes, you go for it. But we also wrestle with the right balance of challenging them without overextending them. Her collection included three different animals where some of the proceeds went to the World Wildlife Fund. Joss was born on April 14, 2010 and is a surfer from Huntington Beach who is deaf in her left ear and wears a hearing aid in her right. Item Number: DPSP-IN887961833119: Description. ", Joss also demonstrates a positive approach to living your best life with a disability—and teaching others to celebrate it, too. She was the Girl of the Year for 2017, releasing on January 1, 2017. American Girl is an American line of 18-inch (46 cm) dolls released originally in 1986 by Pleasant Company (now Mattel). Because she’s grown up that way, Joss is athletic, independent, and confident on the waves. 2019 brought us “Blaire… a girl … Kailey then learns that with the help of others, anyone can make a difference. Charges for gift cards, shipping and processing, and sales tax; donations to a charitable cause; Doll Hair Salon; Doll Hospital; parties, dining, and food purchases; Special Events tickets; and returns, exchanges, and requests for delayed shipping are excluded, and do not count toward the qualifying dollar amount. “Meet Karen, 2020 Girl of the Year,” the mock-up read, referring to the derogatory social-media slang term for entitled white women. Being the Girl of the Year for 2012, McKenna released on January 1, 2012 and sold out on December 5, 2012, becoming the fastest Girl of the Year to sell out. Isabelle's app was called Dance Studio. Isabelle lived in Washington D.C and attended a ballet school, Anna Hart School for the Arts. A proud day for surfers everywhere! Doll Play. If for any reason you don't, we'll try to find a way to make it right with an exchange, merchandise credit, or refund within two years of purchase. American Girl is starting off the new year with a message of ambition and inclusivity –and a nod to the upcoming summer Olympics. Onsite Associates Program . She came with the same book as Gwen. Cannot be combined with offers available elsewhere. She was the Girl of the Year for 2005 (the year I was born), but she was released on December 27, 2004 and retired on December 15, 2005, when she sold out. American Girl's 2020 Girl of the Year doll is Joss Kendrick. Kanani was the first doll to have her own app, Shave Ice. 6Save $5 with purchase of an American Girl® 18” doll and select accessory. Sounds like an ideal revelation, right? Saige was the first Girl of the Year to come with her ears pierced, and she also had a unique turquoise eye color. Promotional items may be removed or added on the first of each month. To be confident that when it comes to sports, they can do anything and be accepted into new teams. The sixth Girl of the Year was Mia St. Clair. I still regret going the wrong day.) Isabelle's movie also had a tie-in toy line with McDonald's. She was released on January 1, 2020 and is still available. Shop our selection of dolls, books, and more that help build girls of strong character. She loves to leave her hearing aid behind on her beach towel so she can tune out her trash-talking brother Dylan and focus on mastering her next big trick. Confirmed: her books are written by Erin Falligant. Kanani lived in Kauai, Hawaii and loved paddleboarding and helping out at her family's shaved ice stand. We are unable to complete your request at this time. Well-Being,  Grace had a unique freckle pattern, and her collection featured the $500 French Bakery- the most expensive AG item of all time so far. She was the first Girl of the Year to have extra clothing, since she had a Wet Suit and Bikini set. The 2021 doll was announced on Good Morning America on Dec. 31, 2020, and her backstory is a good reminder of a major priority for 2021: climate change. She also became friends with Gwen as well. It’s a theme that’s central to the stories of Girl of the Year™ 2020 Joss Kendrick™ and it’s sure to inspire both girls and grownups in a new way. Saige's 2 books were written by Jessie Haas. Rush shipping not available to Canada. "But then again," she reflects, "didn’t I do the same thing, mocking their big hair bows? Joss also happens to be hard of hearing and uses a hearing aid and ASL. “Joss was born with hearing loss, so wearing her hearing aid is just part of who she is,” says Falligant. “There’s a part in her stories where she thinks, 'When a perfect wave comes, you go for it. World, meet Kira Bailey, the new American Girl Doll! Joss is a fierce surfer girl who never backs down from a challenge, even if it means taking a chance on something new, like trying out for cheer. The new year meant the release of Joss Kendrick, American Girl's 18th Girl of the Year (and 20th doll in the line overall), and so I decided to take a look back at all of the Girls of the Year! Her collection also brought about two companion dolls. She was also the first African American Girl of the Year, the first disabled Girl of the Year and the first full Girl of the Year of color since Marisol. Every year, the American Girl Doll company releases a new doll in their epic lineup of diverse stories and backgrounds. No refunds or adjustments on previous purchases, returns or exchanges, or orders in progress that have not yet shipped. Offer not valid American Girl® Outlet, Indigo, or Chapters™ retail locations or websites. Saige was born on October 8, 2003 and lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In her movie, Grace Stirs Up Success, Grace was played by Olivia Rodrigo in her first role, who went on to find success in Disney productions. But as she spends more time at the cheer gym, she discovers she loves her time on the trampoline—and begins to see how catching air there will help her when she’s on the waves, too. Joss Kendrick is American Girl’s 2020 Girl of the Year doll! Lindsey was a troublemaker and trumpet player that lived in Chicago, Illinois. Mia also had her own freckle pattern and was the only Girl of the Year to have her own PC game, Mia Goes for Great. Blaire was the first Girl of the Year to have a food sensitivity. All American Girl Marks are trademarks of American Girl. Her 2 books were written by Mary Casanova, who previously wrote Jess's books, and she was the first Girl of the Year to have a movie, Chrissa Stands Strong, where she was played by Sammi Hanratty, a regular guest star on Disney Channel and Nickelodeon. McKenna's 2 books were written by Mary Casanova. She was the Girl of the Year for 2008, released on January 1, 2008 and sold out on December 17, 2008. Sounds like an ideal revelation, right? Sonali debuted a new face mold, the Sonali Mold. Copyright © 2021 American Girl. Her sister Jade was the most popular ballerina there, and Isabelle felt like she was stuck in her shadow. The ninth Girl of the Year was Kanani Akina. Welcome back! The sixteenth Girl of the Year was Luciana Vega. But she did make some new friends, and she eventually found a way to take a stand against bullying. What I love about this line is that she’s thinking about surfing. Being the Girl of the Year for 2011, she released on January 1, 2011 and sold out on December 9 of that year. Her story revolved around her learning to be more confident and express herself in her efforts to save her mom's arts center, run for student council and find her way in poetry. Girls of the Year are always modern-day characters that originally were about ten years old in modern-day America during the year of her release. That's how hard that game was. One of Chrissa's companion dolls was Gwen Thompson, who was released on January 1 and retired on December 31, 2009. Blaire was born on March 18, 2009 and was a gardener and cook who lived on her family's Pleasant View Farm Bed and Breakfast. American Girl Joss Doll & Book Kendrick 2020 Bonus Surfer Girl. She is the Girl of the Year for 2020. The American Girl 2020 Girl of the Year is Joss Kendrick and little ladies love her already!