American Girl Best Friend Dolls

American Girl Best Friend Dolls

Nellie, Elizabeth, Emily, Ivy, and Ruthie

In 2004, in addition to the traditional American Girl dolls, the first Best Friend doll was released. The best friend series featured the best friend of each American Girl doll. As of 2011, there have been five “Best Friend” dolls. These dolls are Nellie, Elizabeth, Emily, Ivy, and Ruthie.

Nellie

Nellie O’Malley is the best friend of the American Girl doll Samantha. In addition to being featured in Samantha’s stories, Nellie has her own book as well. Her book is titled “Nellie’s Promise”. The Nellie doll features strawberry blond hair and dark blue eyes. She comes in her “Meet” outfit: a white and blue dress, tight, black shoes, and a blue hair ribbon.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Cole is the best friend of Felicity Merriman. Elizabeth has been featured in her own book titled “Very Funny, Elizabeth”. The Elizabeth doll features blond hair and light blue eyes. She is dressed in her “Meet” outfit: a pink gown, white shift, white shoes, and hair ribbon.

Emily

Emily Bennett is the best friend of Molly McIntire. In addition to playing a part in Molly’s stories, she is featured in her own book “Brave Emily”. Emily has dark auburn hair and light blue eyes. She comes dressed in her “Meet” outfit: a blue dress, red headband, black shoes, and red socks.

Ivy

Ivy Ling is the best friend of American Girl Julie Albright. She has straight black hair with bangs and brown eyes. She wears her “Meet” outfit: a pink and yellow shirt, green pants, and tan boots. In addition to her role in Julie’s books, she has her own book titled “Good Luck, Ivy”.

Ruthie

Ruthie Smithens is the best friend of Kit Kitteredge. She has dark brown hair and gray eyes. Her “Meet” dress is a purple flower print and she wears a matching purple ribbon. In addition to being featured in Kit’s books, Ruthie has her own story titled “Really Truly Ruthie”.