More Scoop on the Chrissa the American Girl of the Year 2009

Chrissa Stands Strong DVD promo pic

I love my readers! You guys always find the best stuff. Here is a two page spread advertising the new American Girl Doll of the Year movie that will go with the doll. The title is Chrissa Stands Strong and will star Sammi Hanratty, Annabeth Gish, Timothy Bottoms, Don Franklin, Adair Tishler, Joanne Barron, Jennifer Tilly and Michael Learned. The movie is based on the Chrissa Stories by Mary Casanova.

The story will be about Chrissa Maxwell, a young girl who moves to a new school mid-year. She has to deal with making friends, dealing with bullies and standing up for yourself. Chrissa is a swimmer – which is where she has the most trouble with a rival. This looks like a great dvd and series for helping girls deal with real life issues – in school, in sports and even online.

The DVD comes out January 6, 2009.

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  1. nicole says:

    omg like this doll is so pretty.i want her so bad like i already have 6 ag dolls but this one is pretty

  2. JENNIFER says:

    Chrissa’s story is exactly like mine. I have 3 or 4 girls bullying me though. They won’t leave me alone! They don’t like me for some reason that I can’t find out.

  3. jbcluv2swim says:

    I hope she does have a swim rival. I have a close friend that is my swim rival. It can be tough on a friendship. It is bad that you cannot compete and still be friends. I really hate it, but i guess it shows who your real friends are. I guess what doesnt kill your friendship makes it stronger. I hope our friendship can get stronger as our swimming grows stronger. One of my biggest rivals on another team has became one of my best friends. I hope i get Chrissa Maxwell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. jbcluv2swim says:

    I will deffinently tell all of my swimming friends about this website!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Maria says:

    Please post a picture of her in doll form the girl looks a ton like me!! :)

  6. Victoriah Nichole Little says:

    I suppose I am going to be the extreme minority here, but I think it royally sucks. The draw of American Girl was always the historical perspective. This isn’t historical! The movies have been so sweet up to this point, always dealing with a historical perspective and allowing us to see our favorite moments from the books. I was hoping to see that continue. This is nothing more than a marketing ploy and it stinks.

  7. CARLY says:

    what w3ill she look like in doll form?

  8. meg247 says:

    ive herd so much on chrissa maxwell i have mia and ive been trying to get a pic of chrissa for like ever. when its dec. 31 im going on american girl right away to see if they have chrissa. and ill go on jan.1 (witch is my birthday) and ill see if shes there then. i really want nicki and if any of you guys like girls of the year and there retierd then look on i bet you will find some.oh i also have felicity.

  9. meg247 says:

    i wonder if chrissa looks like me? iREALLY want to see the movie

  10. meg247 says:

    i know kinda what she will look in doll form she willl have short dark brown hair and shes gonna be a swimmer.

  11. meg247 says:

    im saving up to get chrissa one time i bought my own doll it was mia. for christmas i asked my nana if i could have a american girl doll for christmas and she said thats the only thing she would get me for chritmas so i said ok so im geting samantha!!! i dont know how though cuz she is out of stock.but my other choice was ruthie and i told my friend that so now she wants ruthie but she doesnt have any yet but she is defenetly geting one for christmas one time i let her bring felicity over her house for a night and the next day she gave her back at school! i let her do that cuz i have mia and felicity.

  12. Rose says:

    Wow! When she comes out, I wanna get her!

  13. Andrea says:

    The real pic of the Chrissa doll is on youtube. Just type in REAL PICTURES OF THE AMERICAN GIRL DOLL OF 2009 CHRISSA MAXWELL or go to AmericanGirlDoll96 page and look for it. She has the full body pic and the close up

  14. nichole says:

    does chrissa have any clothes or stuff?

  15. emily says:

    Hi, I heard that a few years ago AG retired Felicity and Elizabeth to make room to debut Kaya. And then they brought Felicity and Elizabeth back. I’m sure they are doing this again. They are probably going to bring Samantha and Nellie back, after they debut a new historical doll. Which they should bring a Jewish Historical doll and her history to the AG collection.

    I think Chrissa is beautiful and her story is so important. I was bullied at my old school, even the moms were terrible. I left and went to a new school and everyone is nicer. I can’t wait to get Chrissa.

  16. Brittney says:

    I am going to American girl place in L.A. with my mom and I am allowed to get a doll so I am getting Chrissa because I have been bullied before just like Chrissa.

  17. Owner of 4 Webkinz says:

    I wish I knew more about the 2010 doll. They are making Julies movie next

  18. sarah says:

    I loved this movie!! I watch it all the time now!! And Sammi Hanratty is th coolest!!

  19. Owner of 4 webkinz says:

    I think The American girl people should make an Eskimo doll for the 2010 doll. Eskimos are cool.

  20. Kerstin says:

    I can not belive they are taking Samantha away! Good thing I have her. I really want Chrissa so bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Isn’t Sammi Hanratty so pretty/