During her unparalleled fifty-year history, Barbie has been the doll that some people loveA'and some people love to hate. ThereAs no question sheAs influenced generations, but to what end? Acclaimed nonfiction author Tanya Lee Stone takes an unbiased look at how Barbie became the icon that she is, and at the impact that sheAs had on our culture (and vice versa). Featuring passionate anecdotes and memories from a range of girls and women, a foreword by Meg Cabot, and original color photographs, this book explores the Barbie phenomenon in a brand-new light.
Tanya Lee Stone has written many biographies for young readers. She lives in Burlington, Vermont.