Anne Elizabeth Moore's latest book is Cambodian Grrrl. Her writing has appeared in Bitch, the Progressive, In These Times, Tin House and many other publications. Her work with young women in Southeast Asia has been featured in several magazines and news outlets.
At American Girl Place, girls can pick dolls whose eye and hair color and ethnic background match their own. Why not go there and see if these young shoppers want more from their role models than an array of outfits?