28. American Girls. Middleton, WI: American Girl Publishing. Bimonthly. $24.95 per year ISBN 10627812
Brief Description: American Girls is aimed at girls who are 8-12 years old. It features fashion design, arts, crafts, games, contests, quizzes, personal stories, drawings, advice, and more.
Genre(s)/Subject(s): Children’s Magazine, Children’s Art, Children’s fashion design
Reading Level: Ages 8-12
Books Similar in Style, Content, Theme, or Characters: Girl’s Life, Discovery Girls, KiKi Programming/Lesson Ideas: Tweens girls can design a T-shirt after reading the current American Girls. Personal Thoughts: This magazine is inspiring and interesting. It encourages tween girls to learn how to make DIY crafts, jewelry, and clothes. It can cultivate tween girls’ creativities and imaginations. The contests, games, and activities will capture tween girls’ interests. The advice helper offers useful advice to tween girls who have issues in their life.