Stream American Girl Melody Movie Free for MLK Weekend

Last summer American Girl added Melody Ellison to their BeForever line of historical dolls. Melody Ellison is from 1963 Detroit during the Civil Rights movement and Motown music era. You can learn more about Melody in my post about her launch party and the doll that American Girl provided us to review.

Melody Ellison - Recording Studio

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Melody’s story is also available as a movie: An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win. The movie is currently available for Amazon Prime members to stream. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr weekend, Amazon is making the movie free for all to stream. The movie will be available outside the paywall now through Monday, January 16, 2017.

Melody’s books are a great way to learn more about her and the era in which she lived.



The announcement provided below was provided by American Girl:


American Girl introduced Melody Ellison, a positive, optimistic girl, growing up in Detroit during the 1960s, last August and fans have been celebrating ever since! The Melody doll, books, and related products have won numerous awards, including the prestigious Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award. In addition, An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award, and has been named as a Humanitas Prize finalist.  The Humanitas honors film and television writers whose work explores the human condition in a nuanced, meaningful way which, ultimately, inspires compassion, hope and understanding in the human family.

Offer Details:
In honor of MLK Day, Amazon Prime Video is offering An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win available free to stream outside the paywall for one weekend.
Offer Dates: Jan. 13 – 16, 2017 (Fri. – Mon.)
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Anna Mae

Anna Mae owns & operates Ann Arbor with Kids, a website dedicated to Family Activities in Ann Arbor. My husband and I moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 and our daughter joined the family in 2006.

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