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Since 1986, American Girl® books and products have received more than 100 awards and honors from the most prestigious book, parenting, and toy award programs in the country, including Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Parents' Choice Foundation, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA), and FamilyFun Magazine. This list represents a selection of these awards.

Historical Characters


Rebecca Book Series
• 2010 Notable Books for Older Readers, Sydney Taylor Book Awards
Meet Rebecca
• 2009 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
• 2009 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, Silver Medal Winner–Pre-Teen Fiction–Historical/Cultural, Jenkins Group, Inc. & IndependentPublisher.com

Rebecca Doll & Book
• 2009 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
• 2009 Preferred Choice Award, Creative Child Magazine
• 2009 Parents' Choice Approved Award
Missing Grace: A Kit Mystery
• 2010 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, Gold Medal Winner–Pre-Teen Fiction, Mystery

A Thief in the Theater: A Kit Mystery
• 2008 Agatha Award Nominee, Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery
Danger at the Zoo: A Kit Mystery
• 2005 Agatha Award Nominee, Best Children's/Young Adult Fiction
Good Luck, Ivy
• 2007 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
The Light in the Cellar: A Molly Mystery
• 2008 Agatha Award, Best Children/Young Adult Mystery
The Stolen Sapphire: A Samantha Mystery
• 2007 Edgar® Award Nominee, Best Juvenile Mystery
The Curse of Ravenscourt: A Samantha Mystery
• 2005 Agatha Award Nominee, Best Children's/Young Adult Fiction
Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery
• 2008 Edgar® Award Nominee, Best Juvenile Mystery
• 2007 Silver Moonbeam Children's Book Award - Multicultural Fiction, Jenkins Group and Independent Publisher Online
Addy® Book Series
• 1994 Book of the Year Award (Children), Blackboard African American Best Sellers, Inc.
Meet Addy
• 1994 Children's Choice Award, Book Council/International Reading Association
Elizabeth® Doll & Book •2006 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
• 2005 iParenting Media Outstanding Award
• 2005 NAPPA Honors Award
• 2005 Parents' Choice Approved Award
• 2005 Nick Jr. Magazine 50 Best Toys Award
Very Funny, Elizabeth
• 2006 Children's Choice Award, Children's Book Council/International Reading Association
Emily® Doll & Book
• 2007 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
• 2006 Parents' Choice Approved Award
Josefina® Doll & Book
• 1998 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
Kaya® Doll & Book
• 2002 NAPPA Gold Award
• 2002 Child magazine Best Toy of the Year
• 2002 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
• 2002 Parents' Choice Recommended Award
• 2002 Nick Jr. Magazine 50 Best Toys Award
Meet Kaya
• 2002 New York Times Bestseller
• 2002 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
• 2002 Book Sense Bestseller
The Silent Stranger: A Kaya Mystery
• 2006 Children's Choice Award, Children's Book Council/International Reading Association
Nellie™ Doll & Book
• 2005 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
• 2004 iParenting Media Great Award
• 2004 Nick Jr. Magazine 50 Best Toys Award
• 2004 Parents' Choice Approved Award
Caroline Doll & Book
• 2012 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
• 2012 Gold Award, Mom's Choice Awards
• 2012 Approved Award, Parents' Choice
Meet Caroline
• 2012 Tofte/Wright Children's Literature Award, Council for Wisconsin Writers

Advice and Activity
Dance!
• 2009 Children's Choice Award, Children's Book Council/International Reading Association
See What You Can Be
• 2008 Children's Choice Award, International Reading Association and Children's Book Council
Book Club Kit
• 2008 Children's Choice Award, International Reading Association and Children's Book Council
Craft Sale
• 2008 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards,
Silver Medal Winner–Activity Book, Jenkins Group, Inc. & IndependentPublisher.com
The Feelings Book
• 2002 Approved Award, Parents' Choice
Friends: Making Them & Keeping Them
• 2007 Children's Choice Award, Children's Book Council/International Reading Association
• 2006 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
Girls and Their Horses
• 2000 Outstanding Award - Informational, Parent Council
Help! A Girl's Guide to Divorce and Stepfamilies
• 2000 Parents' Choice Recommended Award
• 1999 NAPPA Gold Award
Paper Punch Art
• 2001 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
A Smart Girl's Guide to Money
• 2007 Excellence in Financial Literacy Award (EIFLE), Institute for Financial Literacy
A Smart Girl's Guide to Boys
• 2001 Honors Award, National Parenting Publicatons (NAPPA)
• 2002 Children's Choice Award, Children's Book Council/Internatioinal Reading Association
A Smart Girl's Guide to Friendship Troubles
• 2003 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
• 2013 Eureka! Honor Award, California Reading Association
A Smart Girl's Guide to Manners
(Formerly known as Oops! The Manners Guide for Girls)
• 1998 Parent Council Outstanding Award
A Smart Girl's Guide to Starting Middle School
• 2004 Back-to-School iParenting Media Award, iParenting Media
A Smart Girl's Guide to Surviving Sticky Situations
(Formerly known as Yikes! A Smart Girl's Guide to Surviving Tricky, Sticky, Icky Situations)
• 2002 Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award
Sparkle Card Kit
• 2003 Parent's Guide Award - Activity Books, Parent's Guide to Children's Media
A Smart Girl's Guide to Knowing What to Say
• 2011 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
Lend a Hand: Girl-Sized Ways to Help Others
• 2011 Eureka! Silver Honors Book (California Reading Association)
Slumber Wonders
• 2012 Eureka! Silver Honors Book (California Reading Association)
Friends Till the End?
• 2013 Silver Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)

Girl of the Year®

Lanie™ Doll & Book
• 2010 Approved Award, Parents Choice Award
Chrissa™ Doll & Book
• 2009 Approved Award, Parents' Choice
• 2009 Preferred Choice Award, Creative Child Magazine
Chrissa
• 2009 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, Gold Medal Winner–Pre-Teen Fiction–General, Jenkins Group, Inc. & IndependentPublisher.com

An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong DVD
• 2010 Golden Reel Award Nominee-Best Sound Editing
• 2009 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
Mia® Doll & Book
• 2008 Approved Award, Parents' Choice
Marisol® Doll & Book
• 2005 iParenting Media Excellence Award
Kailey® Doll & Book
• 2004 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award
• 2003 Creative Child magazine Preferred Choice Award
• 2003 Nick Jr. Magazine 50 Best Toys Award
• 2003 Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award
Kanani Series
• 2011 PSLA Young Adult Top Forty or so Fiction Titles
McKenna Doll & Book
• 2012 Gold Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
Saige Doll & Book
• 2013 Approved Award, Parents' Choice
• 2013 Seal of Excellence Award, Creative Child Magazine

Bitty Baby

Bitty Baby Doll & Book
• 2013 Approved Award, Parents Choice Award

American Girl® magazine
• 1994 Honors Award, Parents' Choice
• 1995 Silver Award, Parents' Choice
• 1998 Gold Award, Parents' Choice
• 1999 Gold Award, Parents' Choice
• 2000 Gold Award, Parents' Choice
• 2001 Gold Award, Parents' Choice
• 2002 Gold Award, Parents' Choice
• 2002 Gold Award, Folio Magazine
• 2003 Silver Award, Parents' Choice
• 2004 Silver Award, Parents' Choice
• 2005 Silver Award, Parents' Choice
• 2006 Silver Award, Parents' Choice
• 2007 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAAPA)
• 2010 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAAPA)
• 2007 Approved Award, Parents' Choice
• 2008 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice
• 2010 Approved Award, Parents' Choice
• 2010 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
• 2010 Eddie Silver Award, Folio Magazine
• 2011 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice
• 2011 Eddie Gold Award, Folio Magazine
• 2012 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice
• 2013 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice