American Girl has just released their newest doll, Melody Ellison! We’ve compiled a list of 5 facts below that shouldd help you get to know Melody and why her important story was chosen as the 30th Anniversary doll this year!!
1. Melody is from the Civil Rights Era!
Melody is a 9 year old girl growing up on Detroit, Michigan. Her story is set in 1964, during the heat of the Civil Rights Movement and height of Motown. During this period of time, there are SO many historical events happening in the United States, especially in the South where part of Melody’s inspiration derive. It is a time of change. A time of great sadness, but also great victory and inspiration.
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