- "Gabriela" redirects here. For the doll, see Gabriela McBride (doll).
Gabriela McBride is the fifteenth Girl of the Year released by American Girl. She was released in 2017.
Gabriela lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
She has a stuttering problem, and is using spoken word poetry to help with the situation along with speech therapy. She dances tap, hip-hop, and ballet at her community center, Liberty Arts.
- Gabriela by Teresa E. Harris
- Gabriela Speaks Out by Teresa E. Harris
- Gabriela: Time for Change by Varian Johnson
- As of 2017, Gabriela McBride, Marisol Luna, Jess McConnell, Sonali Matthews, and Kanani Akina have been the only Girls of the Year of color.
- Gabriela is the first Girl of the Year since Kailey Hopkins to explicitly say that the doll will be available past the end of the year the collection was released.
- ↑ Gabriela, pg. 112: "Robert?" Mama said. "We weren't expecting all of you to come by."
"I know," Daddy said, sounding as excited as a kid himself.
- ↑ "Gabriela" page 80: "On June 23, 2017, the power failed..."
- ↑ "Gabriela: Time for Change" pg. 2 "but there would be another (spoken word competition) for middle school kids in five weeks..." Five weeks from October 7 is November 11.
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