To celebrate International Day of the Girl Child we look at five strong heroines in young adult fiction who encourage independence and.
Not every heroine can be Katniss from the Hunger Games, Avlyn from Configured, or Tris from Divergent. While that would be too perfect.
If you need a little extra motivation to be your best, fiercest, most kick ass self this year, look no further than these young adult fantasy heroines. We love these characters because they're not only smart, strong, and brave, but they are women warriors, taking often horrible.
Strong female protagonists in young adult fiction are nothing new. From Nancy Drew to Annemarie Johansen – Lois Lowry's selfless heroine in.