Celebrating Girls and all they can be

For parents & teachers

  • About the author

    Meet trusted pediatrician and childhood expert, Cara Natterson, MD.

  • Author interview

    Read an in-depth discussion about the series, its benefits, and more.

  • Why Care & Keeping

    Find out how this best-selling series helps girls and parents.

  • Book excerpts

    Enjoy an inside look at featured sections from The Care & Keeping of You 2.

  • Conversation starters

    Get inspiration for open and honest talks with the girl in your life.

  • Tips for all ages

    Discover advice that moms, dads, and daughters can all learn from.

Learning guides for schools and book clubs

Explore themes and issues from American Girl stories with these downloadable guides and worksheets featuring our characters:

Plus: Find additional advice, reading options, and activities that can help girls deal with bullying. Discover more!