Replay: The Making of Claudie, The American Girl Doll

New York Times Bestselling author, Brit Bennett, brought the newest American Girl Doll, “Claudie Wells” to life.

Claudie is the franchises’ fourth Black girl doll, growing up in 1920s Harlem during the creative boom of Harlem Renaissance. She spoke with The Takeaway about the making of Claudie, and the responsibility to balance historical accuracy with the playfulness of American Girl Dolls.

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