The historical dolls from the American Girl collection range in time period from 1764 – 1986. Although many of the historical fiction books that go along with each character are out of print. You can find many of them on Ebay, at used book stores or at your local library. The stories help to transport us to the past and draw us into the unique world of each doll. Below you will find a variety of thing that you can try at home to more deeply explore what life was like in the past!