Kavi Sharma is American Girl's first South Asian "Girl of the Year."
Kavi is a dancer and singer from New Jersey with a Hindu family.
American Girl will donate $25,000 to fund scholarships for kids at Camp Broadway.
Kavi is the first South Asian "Girl of the Year," but not the first South Asian character for American Girl.
The Kavi doll and book retail for $115, with additional accessories available for purchase.
Kavi is a contemporary character with a modern story, not based in the American history.
Author Varsha Bajaj hopes South Asian girls and women of all ages will embrace Kavi.
American Girl hopes Kavi will be a friend to all kids and that they will love her story.