Awards

Since 1986, American Girl has received more than 400 awards and honors from the most prestigious book, parenting, toy, entertainment, and retail award programs in the country, including Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Parents' Choice Foundation, NAACP Image Awards, American Library Association, Children’s Book Council, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA), and FamilyFun magazine.

2016

  • American Girl® Cooking, 2016 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice .
  • American Girl® Magazine, 2016 Silver Award, Parents' Choice .
  • A Smart Girl's Guide: Worry, 2016 NAPPA Award Winner, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • An American Girl Story-Melody, 1963: Love has to Win, 2016 Common Sense Great for Families Seal, Common Sense Media .
  • An American Girl Story-Melody, 1963: Love has to Win, Tina Mabry, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs for 2016, Directors Guild of America .
  • An American Girl Story-Melody, 1963: Love has to Win, Allison McDonald, 2017 Humanitas Prize, Best Children's Live Action .
  • An American Girl Story-Melody, 1963: Love has to Win, 2017 NAACP Image Award, Best Children's Program, NAACP .
  • An American Girl Story-Melody, 1963: Love has to Win, 2017 Gold Award, Parents' Choice .
  • Camille Doll, 2016 Approved Award, Parents' Choice .
  • Lea Doll and Book, 2016 Approved Award, Toy of the Year, Creative Child Magazine .
  • Lea Doll and Book, 2016 Approved Award, Parents’ Choice .
  • Lea to the Rescue, 2016 NAPPA Award Winner, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Oppenheim Best Toy Award
  • Melody Doll and Book, 2016 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio .
  • Melody Doll and Book, 2016 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice .
  • Melody Doll and Book, 2016 NAPPA Award Winner, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • WellieWishers, 2016 Gold Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio .
  • WellieWishers, 2016 Best Toys of the Year, Parents/FamilyFun Magazine .
  • Willa Doll 2016 NAPPA Award Winner, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .

2015

  • American Girl® Magazine, 2015 Silver Award, Parents' Choice .
  • A Smart Girl’s Guide: Drama, Rumors, & Secrets, 2015 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • The Care & Keeping of Us: A Sharing Collection for Girls & Their Moms: 2015 Bronze Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Danger in Paris: A Samantha Mystery, 2015 Gold Award,National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Grace Doll and Book, 2015 Gold Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Grace Doll and Book, 2015 Approved Award, Parents’ Choice .
  • Grace Doll and Book, 2015 Toy of the Year, Creative Child Magazine .
  • Grace Stirs Up Success,2015 Silver Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Maryellen Doll and Book, 2015 Silver Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Maryellen Doll and Book, 2015 Approved Award, Parents’ Choice .
  • The One & Only: A Maryellen Classic, Vol. 1, 2015 Bronze Award – Pre-Teen Fiction Historical/Cultural Category, Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards .
  • Samantha Doll and Book, 2015 Family Choice Award, Family Choice Awards .
  • Truly Me Collection, 2015 Best Toys of the Year, Parents’ Magazine .

2014

  • American Girl® Magazine, 2014 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice .
  • Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight DVD, 2014 Silver Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Isabelle™ Doll and Book, 2014 Approved Award, Parents' Choice .
  • Isabelle™ Doll and Book, 2014 Toy of the Year, Creative Child Magazine .
  • Pretty In Paper, 2014 Gold Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio .
  • Samantha™ Doll and Book, 2014 Platinum Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio .
  • Samantha™ Doll and Book, 2014 Silver Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Samantha™ Doll and Book, 2014 Approved Award, Parents' Choice .

2013

  • American Girl Place™ Chicago, 2013 Best of the Best, Chicago Magazine .
  • American Girl Place™ New York Cafe, 2013 All-Star Eateries in New York, Forbes Magazine .
  • American Girl® Magazine, 2013 Recommended Award, Parents' Choice .
  • A Smart Girl's Guide: Friendship Troubles, 2013 Eureka! Honor Award, California Reading Association .
  • Bitty Baby™ Doll and Book, 2013 Approved Award, Parents' Choice .
  • Friends Till the End?, 2013 Silver Award, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) .
  • Saige™ Doll and Book, 2013 Approved Award, Parents' Choice .
  • Saige™ Doll and Book, 2013 Seal of Excellence Award, Creative Child Magazine .
  • Traitor in the Shipyard: A Caroline Mystery, 2013 Nominee—Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery, Agatha Awards .