Introducing Claudie Wells

American Girl Fan Club

Aug 24 2022 • 39 mins

In this special episode, Sydney Paulsen and Kristen Washington introduce the newest American Girl Historical Character: Claudie Wells! Claudie is a 9-year-old girl living in Harlem in 1922, surrounded by talented writers, painters, musicians, and singers of the Harlem Renaissance, where she tries to find her OWN special talent to share with the world.   Joining Kristen and Sydney are Brit Bennett, the author of the Claudie books and New York Times best-selling author of The Mothers and The Vanishing Half, and Connie Porter, the author of the American Girl Addy books.   Together, Brit and Connie discuss their experiences writing such impactful American Girl books and where they found inspiration when creating these historical characters -- and we will learn from Brit about how she was actually inspired by Addy herself!   The American Girl, Stoney Clover Lane collab is BACK. This collection is full of amazing accessories at an amazing up-to-40-percent off price! Parents, shop now at