2022 Girl of the Year – Corinne Tan, loves skiing the mountains of Aspen and training her new puppy to be a search-and-rescue dog. Play out Corinne’s exciting adventures with this set that includes the 18″ Corinne doll dressed in a mock turtleneck sweater, iridescent purple leggings, and boots with faux-fur trim and the Corinne paperback book, plus her ski-themed accessories, and a plush tan-and-white dog with backpack, a ball thrower toy, and pretend dog treats.
“We love seeing diversity in dolls because kids really do see themselves in the dolls they play with. We love Corinne and her story.”
“We like the focus on celebrating the Chinese American heritage and Corinne’s strength and passion.”
“It’s wonderful to see the collaboration with Dr. William Wei, a professor of modern Chinese history and Dr. Jennifer Ho, a professor of ethnic studies and president of the Association for Asian American Studies.”
“The details and the background research is impressive. American Girl consulted with a professional figure skating instructor in Aspen, who started started skating as a six-year-old. And they consulted with the director of Aspen Highlands Ski Patrol because Corinne’s dog is training to be part of the search and rescue team.”
“Corinne’s story touches on several important topics — culture, the dynamics of a blended family, friendship and how to navigate our fears and aspirations.”
“A beautiful doll with a beautiful story”