06 September 2012

Girl Power in YA Literature Handout

Books with a strong female lead:

Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
Starcrossed by Elizabeth C. Bunce
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
The Selection by Kiera Cass
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Last Princess by Galaxy Craze
Mistwood by Leah Cypess
Angelfall by Susan Ee
Touch of Frost by Jennifer Estep
Nobody’s Princess by Esther Friesner
Eon by Alison Goodman
Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton
Warped by Maurissa Guibord
Destined by Jessie Harrell
Clarity by Kim Harrington
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
XVI by Julia Karr
Hunger by Jackie Morse Kessler
Liar  by Justine Larbalestier
Wolf Tower by Tanith Lee
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine l'Engle
Legend by Marie Lu
Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Wake & Fade by Lisa McMann
Libyrinth, by Pearl North
Sabriel (The Abhorsen Trilogy) by Garth Nix
The False Princess by Eilis O'Neal
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
The Demon Trapper’s Daughter / Forsaken by Jana Oliver
The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson
For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
The Darkangel (The Darkangel Trilogy) by Meredith Ann Pierce
Alanna: The First Adventure (The Song of the Lioness, Book 1) by Tamora Pierce
Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon
Across the Universe by Beth Revis
Summers At Castle Auburn by Sharon Shin
The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman
Crown Duel by Sherwood Smith
The Human by Janine Spendlove
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Heir Apparent by Vande Velde
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Dealing with Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One by Patricia C. Wrede
Blood Red Road by Moira Young
Dust Girl by Sarah Zettel
all these things i’ve done by Gabrielle Zevin

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