For parents & teachers
Guidance to help girls grow smarter and stronger
For parents & teachers
For parents & teachers
Guidance to help girls grow smarter and stronger
Learning materials for schools and book clubs
Stories give girls an entertaining way to explore themes and issues from other points of view. Check out these free downloadables inspired by American Girl books for conversation starters plus engaging activities.

Historical characters (For ages 8+)

All American Girl historical characters
All historical characters
Activity Booklet
Kaya
Kaya™ (1764)
A Teacher's Guide to The Journey Begins
Caroline Abbott
Caroline Abbott™ (1812)
A Teacher's Guide to Captain of the Ship
Josefina Montoya
Josefina Montoya™ (1824)
A Teacher's Guide to Sunlight and Shadows
Addy Walker
Addy Walker™ (1864)
A Teacher's Guide to Finding Freedom
Samantha Parkington
Samantha Parkington™ (1904)
A Teacher's Guide to Manners and Mischief
Rebecca Rubin
Rebecca Rubin™ (1914)
A Teacher's Guide to The Sound of Applause
Kit Kittredge
Kit Kittredge™ (1934)
A Teacher's Guide to Read All About It!
Nanea Mitchell
Nanea Mitchell™ (1941)
A Teacher's Guide to Growing Up with Aloha
Activity Booklet
Maryellen Larkin
Maryellen Larkin™ (1954)
A Teacher's Guide to The Journey Begins
Activity Booklet
Melody Ellison
Melody Ellison™ (1964)
A Teacher's Guide to No Ordinary Sound
Reader's Guide
Activity Booklet
Julie Albright
Julie Albright™ (1974)
A Teacher's Guide to The Big Break

Contemporary characters (For ages 8+)

Grace Thomas
Grace Thomas™
Learning Guide
Isabelle Palmer
Isabelle Palmer™
Learning Guide
Saige Copeland
Saige Copeland™
Learning Guide

WellieWishers (For ages 5+)

WellieWishers
WellieWishers™
Learning Guide
Activity Booklet
Parents and Teachers Advice - The Care and Keeping of You
Expert advice for older girls
The Care & Keeping of You 2 builds on the original bestseller by covering even more body issues. Download these free materials to supplement your girl's understanding of what makes this edition an important addition to her reading list.
Care and Keeping About the Author
About the author
Meet trusted pediatrician and childhood expert Cara Natterson, MD.
Care and Keeping Author Interview
Author interview
Read an in-depth discussion about the series, its benefits, and more.
Why Care and Keeping
Why Care & Keeping
Find out how this bestselling series helps girls and parents.
Care and Keeping Conversation starters with your daughter
Conversation starters
Get inspiration for open and honest talks with the girl in your life.
Care and Keeping Book Excerpts
Book excerpts
Enjoy an inside look at featured sections from The Care & Keeping of You 2.
Tips for all ages
Tips for all ages
Discover advice that moms, dads, and daughters can all learn from.