Celebrating Girls and all they can be

Awards

Since 1986, American Girl books and products have received hundreds of 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.

2013

  • American Girl Magazine, 2013 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice

2012

  • American Girl Cafe, 2012 All-Star Eateries in New York City, Forbes Magazine
  • C├ęcile and Marie-Grace Best Friends Collection, 2012 Gold Award, Mom's Choice Awards
  • McKenna Doll and Book, 2012 Gold Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • Meet Caroline, 2012 Tofte/Wright Children's Literature Award, Council for Wisconsin Writers
  • Slumber Wonders, 2012 Eureka! Silver Honors Book, California Reading Association
  • American Girl Magazine, 2012 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice
  • American Girl Crafts Fun Fabric Bag, 2012 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • American Girl Crafts Super Scrapbook Kit, 2012 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • Caroline Doll and Book, 2012 Gold Award, Mom's Choice Awards
  • Caroline Doll and Book, 2012 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio

2011

  • American Girl Crafts American Girl Card-Making Kit, 2011 Preferred Choice Award, Creative Craft Kits Category, Creative Child Magazine
  • American Girl Crafts Fun Fabric Bag, 2011 Kids Product of the Year Award, Kids Products—Create Your Own Category, Creative Child Magazine
  • American Girl Crafts Owls Sew & Stuff Kit, 2011 Toy of the Year Award, Creative Craft Kits Category, Creative Child Magazine
  • American Girl Magazine, 2011 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice
  • American Girl Magazine, 2011 Eddie Gold Award, Folio Magazine
  • Cécile and Marie-Grace Best Friends Collection, 2011 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
  • Cécile and Marie-Grace Best Friends Collection, 2011 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice
  • Cécile Doll and Book, One of the Best Toys of 2011, Parenting Magazine
  • Kanani Book Series, 2011 PSLA Young Adult Top Forty or so Fiction Titles, Pennsylvania School Libraries Association
  • Lend a Hand: Girl-Sized Ways to Help Others, 2011 Eureka! Silver Honors Book, California Reading Association
  • A Smart Girl's Guide to Knowing What to Say, 2011 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)

2010

  • American Girl Magazine: 2010 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
  • American Girl Magazine: 2010 Approved Award, Parents’ Choice
  • American Girl Magazine: 2010 Eddie Silver Award, Folio Magazine
  • An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong: 2010 Golden Reel Award Nominee-Best Sound Editing, Motion Picture Sound Editors
  • Missing Grace: A Kit Mystery: 2010 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, Gold Medal Winner, Pre-Teen Fiction, Mystery, Jenkins Group, Inc. & IndependentPublisher.com
  • Lanie™ Doll and Book: 2010 Approved Award, Parents’ Choice
  • My American Girl®: 2010 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
  • My American Girl®: 2010 Approved Award, Parents’ Choice
  • Rebecca™ Book Series: 2009 Notable Books For Older Readers, Sydney Taylor Book Awards
  • My American Girl®: received an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award 2010
  • My American Girl®: received a 2010 All Stars Award from FunFare Magazine
  • My American Girl®: 2010 PTPA Media Seal of Approval, Parents Tested Parents Approved

2009

  • An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong: 2009 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
  • Chrissa™ Doll and Book: 2009 Preferred Choice Award, Creative Child Magazine
  • Chrissa™ Doll and Book: 2009 Approved Award, Parents’ Choice
  • Chrissa: 2009 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, Gold Medal Winner-Pre-Teen Fiction, General, Jenkins Group, Inc. & IndependentPublisher.com
  • Meet Rebecca: 2009 Honors Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA)
  • Meet Rebecca: 2009 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, Silver Medal Winner-Pre-Teen Fiction, Historical/Cultural, Jenkins Group, Inc. & IndependentPublisher.com
  • Rebecca™ Doll and Book: 2009 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • Rebecca™ Doll and Book: 2009 Preferred Choice Award, Creative Child Magazine
  • Rebecca™ Doll and Book: 2009 Approved Award, Parents’ Choice
  • Bitty Twins™ Striped Stroller: 2009 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • Dance!: International Reading Association and Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice Award
  • Kit’s World: A Girl’s-Eye View of the Great Depression: International Reading Association and Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice Award

2008

  • American Girl Magazine: Parents’ Choice Recommended Award
  • Bitty Twins® Multicultural Dolls: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
  • Book Club Kit: International Reading Association and Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice Award
  • Craft Sale: Jenkins Group, Inc. & IndependentPublisher.com Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards Silver Medal Winner-Activity Book
  • Kit’s World: A Girl’s-Eye View of the Great Depression: National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Gold Award
  • Mia Doll and Book: Parents’ Choice Approved Award
  • Ruthie Doll and Book: Parents’ Choice Approved Award
  • See What You Can Be: International Reading Association and Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice Award
  • Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery: Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee–Best Juvenile Mystery
  • A Thief in the Theater: A Kit Mystery: Agatha Award Nominee–Best Children’s/Young Adult Mystery
  • Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery: Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee–Best Juvenile Mystery
  • A Light in the Cellar: A Molly Mystery: Agatha Award Nominee–Best Children’s/Young Adult Mystery

2007

  • American Girl Magazine: Parents’ Choice Approved Award
  • Emily™ Doll and Book: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
  • Friends: Making Them & Keeping Them: International Reading Association and Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice Award
  • Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front: Parents’ Choice Approved Award
  • The Stolen Sapphire: A Samantha Mystery: 2007 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee–Best Juvenile Mystery

2006

  • American Girl Magazine: Parents’ Choice Silver Award
  • Elizabeth™ Doll and Book: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
  • Emily™ Doll and Book: Parents’ Choice Approved Award
  • Felicity: An American Girl Adventure: Parents’ Choice Approved Award
  • Friends: Making Them & Keeping Them: National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Honors Award
  • The Silent Stranger: A Kaya Mystery: International Reading Association and Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice Award
  • Very Funny, Elizabeth!: International Reading Association and Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice Award

2005

  • American Girl Magazine: Parents’ Choice Silver Award
  • Angelina, Star of the Show: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
  • Betrayal at Cross Creek: 2005 Arthur Tofte Juvenile Fiction Award, Council for Wisconsin Writers
  • Coconut Card Kit: FamilyFun magazine Toy of the Year Award
  • Danger at the Zoo: A Kit Mystery: 2005 Agatha Award Nominee—Best Childrens/Young Adult Fiction, Malice Domestic, Ltd.
  • Elizabeth™ Doll and Book: National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Honors Award
  • Elizabeth™ Doll and Book: Parents’ Choice Approved Award
  • Elizabeth™ Doll and Book: iParenting 2005 Outstanding Products Award
  • Elizabeth™ Doll and Book: Nick Jr. Magazine Best Toys of 2005
  • Gwen™ Doll and Book: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
  • Marisol™ Doll and Book: iParenting Excellent Products Award
  • Meet Kaya: Washington State Library Winter Reads selection
  • Nellie™ Doll and Book: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
  • Real Spirit: National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Honors Award