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Astronomer Sues American Girl Over Doll

Lucianne Walkowicz argues similarities with Luciana Vega aren't coincidental

(Newser) - An astronomer in Chicago has sued the maker of American Girl dolls, alleging the Wisconsin company stole her likeness and name to create its astronaut doll. The federal trademark lawsuit filed in Madison this week by Lucianne Walkowicz asks American Girl and its parent company, Mattel, to stop selling the...

Got $5K at Your Disposal? This Doll Can Be Yours

Three of these American Girl dolls are available, decked out in 5,000 Swarovski crystals and beads

(Newser) - Don't know what to get for the girl who has everything? How about a doll decked out in thousands of dollars worth of bling? If you've got $5,000 lying around and can make arrangements with an American Girl flagship store in Los Angeles, New York, or Chicago,...

What to Do With That History Degree? This

American Girl is hiring a research historian

(Newser) - American Girl, known for producing historically accurate dolls for kids, is now looking for a research historian, a gig "you spent your entire childhood training for," per Jezebel . So if you've got a bachelor's degree or higher in history or a related field, a few years...

American Girl's New Doll Is Unlike Any of Its Others

Logan Everett is the company's first boy doll

(Newser) - If there's such a thing as a gender-reversed glass ceiling for American Girl dolls*, then Logan Everett is about to shatter it. Huffington Post reports Logan, American Girl's first boy doll, is being released Thursday. A PR director for the company says a boy doll has been a...

Tears Flow as Girl Sees Doll Has Prosthetic Like Her

Emma Bennett floored at seeing modified American Girl doll

(Newser) - Part of the American Girl doll brand's claim to fame is that kids can get a doll made in their own likeness—but Emma Bennett's parents wanted to go one step further. The Texas 10-year-old has a prosthetic leg ( KHOU notes she was born with a rare...

Kit Kittredge is Sweet, Simple
 Kit Kittredge is Sweet, Simple 
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Kit Kittredge is Sweet, Simple

Well-made movie will entertain kids, critics agree

(Newser) - The young girls who love the “American Girl” series are pretty much guaranteed to love Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, critics agree. Rex Reed of the New York Observer calls it “a brisk, beautifully conceived period piece that spells entertainment with a capital E,” though he admits...

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