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Barbie Role Models: Julia Álvarez

Barbie Role Models: Julia Álvarez

As you may already know, the Mattel company decided to make it. To honor the popular Cuban singer Celia Cruz with a doll, in the month of Hispanic heritage in the year 2021. But it was not the only doll that was presented, the Barbie by Celia Cruz was unveiled along with porta-inspired doll and activist with Latin American roots, Julia Álvarez. There is hardly any information about this second doll, about whether it will finally be marketed as a second doll or not. It is rumored that both will go on sale and although the cost is not yet known, Mattel announced that they will be available. That would go on sale in the year 2022. The year 2022 has passed, we are in the year 2023 and rumors were heard that by August 15 the Barbie doll would go on sale. Celia Cruz, but no information can be found about the Julia Álvarez doll as to whether it will finally come out as a doll. It is for sale, on Amazon we can find the Celia Cruz Barbie doll for sale, without images, but for the moment, today August 24, 2023, it has not yet gone on sale or No pre-sale at Mattel Creations for either of the two dolls. Currently, we can find the countdown to the launch of August 25 at 9 in the morning, the reproduction of the Barbie Fashion Photo P.J. There is no official public information about these dolls in the Mattel Creations news section.

About Julia Álvarez

Even though he was born Born in New York City in 1950, Julia Álvarez's parents returned to the Dominican Republic shortly after the birth of their daughter. Ten years later, the family was forced to flee to the United States due to his father's involvement in a conspiracy to overthrow the dictator Trujillo. Faced with the difficulties of learning English and integrating into the life of the new country, Álvarez found a new way of life. He took solace in the world of literature, and then grew up. Your passion for reading and writing.

Álvarez has written novels (How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, In the Time of Butterflies, Yo!, In the Name of Salomé, To Save the World, More allá), poetry collections (Homecoming, The other side/ El otro lado, The woman I kept to myself), essays (Algo que declarar, Había una vez una quinceañera y Una boda en Haiti) and numerous books for young readers (among them, the Tía Lola series, Before we are free, In search of miracles, Return to sender and ¿Where does it end?). Álvarez has won awards such as the Pura Belpré and the America Award for Young Adult Literature for her, the Hispanic Heritage Award, and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award. In 2013, she received the National Medal of Arts from President Obama.

At the moment, it is rumored that the Barbie Julia Álvarez doll is not yet known what code and/or description it will have. If it is finally marketed.

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